Bradford City to raise a cuppa to our NHS heroes

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Bradford City staff will be joining a national outpouring of love for our NHS on 5 July to help raise money for our NHS heroes. The NHS Big Tea – billed as the nation’s biggest tea break – will be held by NHS charities across the UK on the NHS’s birthday. People and organisations across the country will be hosting …

Twin mum takes on walking challenge for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Shipley mum Kia Farrell is walking 5k a day for 92 days to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s BIG Neonatal Appeal. Kia came up with the idea after her premature twin girls spent 92 days in Bradford Royal Infirmary’s Neonatal Unit. Eden and Daisy were born at 28 weeks, five days on 29 December 2020. Each weighed just 1.1kg. …

Your funds have helped us Rays a Smile in Radiology

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has unveiled a film showcasing the huge difference its Rays a Smile Appeal has made for children having scans. The Rays a Smile Appeal was launched in 2019 with the aim to make radiology services more child-friendly at Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospital. More than £150,000 was raised by individuals, schools and organisations across the …

Join a national outpouring of love to raise money for your NHS heroes

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is urging people across the districtto join the nation’s biggest tea break on 5 July and help raise money for our NHS heroes who’ve done so much to help everyone throughout the pandemic. Following a year like no other,Bradford Hospitals’ Charitywants as many people as possible to get involved in a national outpouring of love and thanks …

Amy and Marcia take on 127-mile canal trek for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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A grateful family whose nephew and cousin spent four months on Bradford Royal Infirmary’s neonatal unit are this summer walking the Leeds-to-Liverpool canal towpath to raise vital funds for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. Marcia Pearson, 22, and her mum, Amy, 43, from Eccleshill, are set to trek the 127-mile route in August as a ‘thank you’ to the doctors and nurses …

Schoolgirl’s fund-raising new look will benefit baby appeal

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The reopening of hairdressing salons, closed for months due to the lockdown, has been welcomed by many – including schoolgirl Eva Bell, who has a very special appointment booked. The kind-hearted 12-year-old is raising money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s BIG Neonatal Appeal by having her long locks cut. The Charity is part of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and …

Little Oscar inspires Coast to Coast trek

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The extraordinary tale of Oscar, the “little miracle” born 15 weeks early – just three weeks after mum found out she was pregnant – has inspired Will and Adam Robinson to tackle the Coast to Coast walk for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. Will, who is originally from Saltaire and now living in Hampshire, is the proud uncle of Oscar, who was …

Runners raise money for our hospital heroes

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Our NHS hospital heroes have inspired people to get out running to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity this month. Teacher Jeff Singleton set a target of running every day until he reached 100 miles. He has been running with his eight-month-old son Erik in his buggy – one of Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s youngest ever fundraisers. And he’s done so …

NHS staff can enjoy the outdoors thanks to generous donations

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has shown its continued commitment to getting NHS staff outdoors to take a break with the purchase of two benches. The benches, at Daisy Bank, opposite Bradford Royal Infirmary, Duckworth Lane, overlook a rose garden and large lawn. They were funded thanks to grants received from NHS Charities Together, of which Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is a member. …

Bradford Hospitals’ Charity pays tribute to Captain Sir Tom

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Thanks to the inspirational actions of Captain Sir Tom Moore, who sadly died last week aged 100, NHS staff and patients in Bradford have benefited from more than £182,000 – with a further £145,000 expected to come. Yorkshireman Captain Sir Tom, who was born in Keighley, raised more than £33 million during last year’s first national lockdown. And he inspired …