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 …

Jenny’s festive fundraising runs raise almost £500

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Trainee teacher Jenny Dalby raised £470 for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity by running 5k every day in December. She even rounded off her runs dressed as an elf during Christmas week!  Jenny, from Cottingley, clocked up more than 90 miles in total, running from her village to Saltaire and back, to raise money for the charity’s Covid-19 Hospital Heroes appeal.  “I …

The Stories Behind the Snowflakes – Bradford City AFC

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Bradford City AFC – our claret and amber stars of our City have long supported our NHS.  Every year the players have visited both the children’s and elderly wards during the run up to Christmas to spread some joy and cheer throughout the wards.  The lift in morale they give to the staff is just as important as to the patients.  …

The Stories Behind the Snowflakes – CSM Bakery

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CSM Bakery reached out to support our NHS Hospital Heroes Appeal at the beginning of the pandemic to offer their support with weekly donations of sweet bakery treats for our frontline staff.  On delivering to the hospital, their delivery staff got to hear first-hand how their sweet treats were helping to boost our weary workforce.  Even during the summer months when …

The Stories Behind the Snowflakes – Hell Oar High Water (HOHW)

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The Hell Oar High Water (HOHW) team (James Tordoff and Chris Nicholl) fundraising over £27k for Bradford’s BIG Neonatal Unit Appeal for new parent accommodation.  Our first really big donation to help make this dream become a reality and boosting our total fundraised to £55,000 so far.  If you’d like to know more about Bradford Big Neonatal appeal, find out more …

The Stories Behind the Snowflakes – Aziz Family

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A gift from Eesa’s Aziz Family towards Bradford’s BIG Neonatal Appeal.  The Aziz family were very recent patients in the neonatal unit and are incredibly thankful for the care and compassionate support they received during their stay and generously donated towards our Appeal for a vision of a new parent accommodation unit to enable families to stay close to their …