A festive ‘thank you’ from Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

Kelly Thornham News

Organisations and businesses from across Bradford and beyond have donated gifts worth £10,000 to children in hospital this Christmas. Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the official charity of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – co-ordinates an annual ‘toy drop’ for the city’s hospitals to make sure young patients receive a gift from Santa. Donations have ranged from £3,000 worth of …

Bradford Royal Infirmary welcomes Baggins the Bear

Kelly Thornham News

Baggins the Bear has officially arrived on the hospital wards of Bradford! The fictional bear, which was created to help relax and distract young patients having surgery with anaesthesia, was waiting on the beds of children for the first time as they arrived on Ward 12 for their ENT procedures. Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the first in …

Let’s make Bradford City sparkle!

Kelly Thornham News

Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is joining forces with Bradford City AFC again this year to Sparkle for Axl. City supporters will be encouraged to raise their phone torches at half time at the City v Rochdale match on Saturday 17 December to make the stadium sparkle in memory of a special little boy, Axl Walker, and donate. Fundraisers will also be …

Get set to Sparkle for Axl!

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is asking people to wear something sparkly on Friday 9 December and help raise money to fund toys and specialist play equipment for young patients. The annual Sparkle for Axl Day – held in memory of little Axl Walker – sees NHS staff and members of the public donning something sparkly for one day and making a …

Bradford Hospitals’ Charity celebrates a successful 2022!

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Thanks to some fantastic fundraising and kind donations, Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has been able to spend more than £320,000 during the past year on enhancing hospital services and patient care. Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the official NHS charity of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – has invested its funds as follows: Some of the projects proudly funded by Bradford …