Students to put their best feet forward for hospital appeal

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Bingley Grammar School students will be walking 5K to raise money for the Bradford Hospitals’ Charity Rays a Smile appeal. This Friday, 28 June, more than 300 year seven-students and staff will walk a round-trip from the school along the Leeds to Liverpool Canal, into Bingley town centre and back. They will be joined by clinical staff from Bradford Teaching …

Bradford Hospitals’ Charity celebrates dragon boat success

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity enjoyed a record-breaking turnout at Bradford Dragon Boat festival. More than 250 people – made up of hospital staff and supporting businesses – descended on the festival ground to row and raise money for the NHS charity, which works in partnership with Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTHFT). The 12 teams – more than any other …

Join us to raise a cuppa to our NHS!

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is urging NHS staff and supporters across the city to ‘raise a cuppa’ to celebrate the NHS birthday on Friday 5 July. Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Chief Nurse Karen Dawber and Hayley Collis, head of fundraising for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity, clinked cups to launch the NHS Big Tea in Bradford. NHS celebrity doctor and Strictly …

Waste Warriors take to the waters for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Staff from Bradford Council’s waste services are teaming up with colleagues from Associated Waste Management (AWM) to raise money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. Local authority staff will join forces with staff from AWM – a waste contractor to Bradford Council – to take part in this weekend’s Bradford Dragon Boat Festival. The team, called Waste Warriors, are aiming to raise …

Record-breaking turnout for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity dragon boat teams

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity will enter 12 teams into this year’s Bradford Dragon Boat Festival – more than any other charity ever has. The multi-charity championships day on Sunday 23 June will see 45 teams racing along the River Aire in Roberts Park, Saltaire. Of the 45 teams entered, 12 are raising money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity – the official NHS …

Safina to take to the sky and water for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Twin mum Safina Aziz is planning to mark this year’s big birthday in style by jumping out of a plane and racing the dragon for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity! ‘Supermum’ Safina, of Shipley, is planning to take part in Bradford Dragon Boat Festival on Sunday 23 June and complete a sky dive on 3 August – all before she turns 40 …

Dementia Action Week to kick start Amazon appeal

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is using Dementia Action Week (20-26 May) to call upon the community to help fund items and equipment which will bring comfort to patients with the condition. Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK, but last year in Bradford alone, more than 3,600 people with dementia required a stay in hospital – that is nine admissions every …

Molly-Mae helps to ‘Rays a Smile’

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Ten-year-old Molly-Mae Windle has been hailed a fundraising superstar by Bradford Hospitals’ Charity after raising £400 for its new hospital appeal. The St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School (Clayton) pupil is championing Bradford Hospitals’ Charity’s Rays a Smile appeal, which aims to make radiology services more child-friendly, because she has had many scans in the past. Molly-Mae was born with Cystic …

Celebrity football match kicks off Rays a Smile appeal!

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has launched its brand new fundraising appeal to make radiology services in the city more child-friendly. The appeal – Rays a Smile – was officially unveiled at Horsfall Stadium at a celebrity football match involving stars from TV, radio and ex-professional footballers. The celebrity XI played Team Bradford Hospitals’ Charity, which was made up of staff from …

Celeb football match to kick off hospital fundraising appeal

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is launching a brand new fundraising appeal to improve radiology facilities for children in the city’s hospitals. The campaign will officially launch at a celebrity football match this Sunday 14 April 2019 at Horsfall Stadium, Bradford – the home of Bradford Park Avenue. Media are invited to attend at 1.20pm, before the match kicks off at 1.30pm. …