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Lucy Spraggan to skydive for us dressed as Buzz Lig...

Lucy Spraggan to skydive for us dressed as Buzz Lightyear!

2 October 2014

A top singer is going to infinity and beyond when she jumps out of a plane to raise cash for The Children's Hospital Charity. Former X-Factor contestant, Lucy Spraggan, is joining her mates Lloyd Wilkinson and Jordan Stringfellow in a superhero-themed jump to raise money for the charity, which supports The Children’s Hospital in Sheffield. Lucy, who will be dressing as Buzz...
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Christmas comes early as Pete McKee charity cards l...

Christmas comes early as Pete McKee charity cards launched

1 October 2014

Our charity got an early Christmas present after Sheffield icon Pete McKee unveiled his design for a set of cards for the festive season. The colourful designs feature a pair of Pete’s favourite pooches, Frank and Tony, indulging in the all the joys of the season – from Christmas TV repeats to selection boxes and board games. They will be sold in packs of 10 for £4 ...
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Blood recycling machines "could save lives"...

Blood recycling machines "could save lives"

1 October 2014

A pair of state-of-the-art machines designed to recycle blood lost during surgery are set to benefit hundreds of patients and save Sheffield Children’s Hospital thousands of pounds. The cell salvage machines, funded by generous donations to The Children’s Hospital Charity, arrived at the Western Bank hospital last week and are already benefiting patients on the theatres depar...
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Charitable partnerships can boost business and comm...

Charitable partnerships can boost business and community

23 September 2014

Corporate social responsibility - or CSR - may be something of a business buzzword, but it is increasingly a fundamental component of any successful business model and the basis for a burgeoning dedicated industry. Thanks in no small part to the role of social media in creating instant and round-the-clock dialogues with firms and stakeholders, businesses are under pressure to engage with...
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Brittle bones sufferer crafts tool to help others o...

Brittle bones sufferer crafts tool to help others out of loom bands

18 September 2014

A youngster who suffers from brittle bone disease is on a mission to help other children with the condition, by crafting a pencil grip out of an unusual but fashionable material – loom bands. Jack Fozard, 10, who is treated at Sheffield Children's Hospital, was diagnosed with brittle bone disease as a baby, and struggles holding thin pencils because of arthritis in his fingers ...
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Students' support can help save kids' lives...

Students' support can help save kids' lives

17 September 2014

New university, new surroundings, new friends. During your first days and weeks of student life, fundraising may be the furthest thing from your mind. But as a student you can help make a huge difference to your community, broaden your skillset and have a laugh with your mates by getting on board with charity work. Sheffield is a fantastic place to be for students, and there is no be...
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