The sky’s the limit for hospital charity fundraisers

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NHS staff and supporters jumped out of a plane above Bridlington to raise almost £8,000 for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. The 11 people – made up of Bradford Teaching Hospitals staff, former patients and local businesses – took part in the charity skydive. The group were raising money for a range of appeals, including: Rays a Smile Appeal, which is raising …

Skydivers hoping hospital charity funds will soar

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A brave group of NHS staff and supporters are set to take to the skies over Bridlington this weekend for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. The 11 people will jump out of a plane to raise money for a range of appeals and projects across Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTHFT). ∙Laura Jones, lead cancer manager at BTHFT, is jumping to …

Students walk their way to fundraising success

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity has received a major boost to its Rays a Smile appeal thanks to fundraising students from Bingley Grammar School. Year seven students walked 5K to raise an incredible £9,000 for the charity appeal, which aims to make radiology facilities in Bradford more child-friendly. The money is expected to cover the entire cost of creating a revamped children’s …

Bradford celebrates NHS birthday in style!

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Staff across Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTHFT) raised a cuppa to the NHS to celebrate its 71st birthday. Wards and departments held NHS Big Tea parties to mark the occasion, raising money for Bradford Hospitals’ Charity. The NHS Big Tea was a national campaign led by NHS Charities Together – the umbrella organisation which represents NHS charities in …

Bradford youngsters challenged to brave hospital abseil for charity

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Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is calling on the city’s young daredevils to sign up to its superhero abseil to celebrate our NHS. On Saturday 21 September, staff and members of the public will be abseiling 50ft down the side of Bradford Royal Infirmary dressed as superheroes in tribute to the hardworking NHS staff. The daredevils are raising money for Bradford Hospitals’ …

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 …