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Yorkshire Half runners to fund measurement suite to...

Yorkshire Half runners to fund measurement suite to keep kids healthy

11 February 2015

If you run the Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon for Team Theo, you can get fit and help keep children healthy. Every penny of sponsorship raised through the April 12th event will help fund a world-class growth and measurement suite at The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield. The suite will facilitate weight and height measurement, as well as providing weighing scales for wheelchair bound...
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Write a Will for 43% less and help our children in ...

Write a Will for 43% less and help our children in the process

9 February 2015

Did you commit to writing a Will in 2015, but still haven’t got round to it? Thanks to a new partnership with Irwin Mitchell you can now have your Will prepared by a leading local firm at a discounted rate and save on the cost of writing a Will whilst helping to make it better for poorly children in the process. Through the scheme, you can get a single Will for just £100 ...
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Best man's speech helps to Make it Better for our C...

Best man's speech helps to Make it Better for our Charity

5 February 2015

Between walking down the aisle and cutting the cake, newlyweds Laura and Paul managed to find time to raise over £250 for our Charity with a best man’s speech sweepstake. Laura and Paul Amphlett, from Crookes in Sheffield, married on 27th September 2014 at The Maynard in Grindleford. Laura, who works in genetics at The Children’s Hospital, said: “Our wedding d...
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Charity gives youngsters with cerebral palsy a help...

Charity gives youngsters with cerebral palsy a helping hand

5 February 2015

A project encouraging youngsters with mild cerebral palsy to use their weak hands more has been funded by The Children’s Hospital Charity. The scheme, called Muddy Mitts, involved three children with hemiplegia – a condition causing one-sided weakness – wearing a mitt on their strong hand, to encourage the use of their weaker side. It saw the youngsters, aged 5 to 8, go...
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Pete McKee's Artfelt cards draw in £13,000...

Pete McKee's Artfelt cards draw in £13,000

4 February 2015

Charity Christmas cards designed by legendary Sheffield artist Pete McKee have raised thousands for a hospital arts programme and become his biggest seller yet. Thousands of packs of the cards, depicting pooches Frank and Tony, were sold in the run up to Christmas, drawing in more than £13,000 for Artfelt, The Children’s Hospital Charity’s arts programme. Artfelt, w...
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Hundreds of you shared a #poundselfie this January...

Hundreds of you shared a #poundselfie this January

3 February 2015

More than 500 people have gone online to share their #poundselfie to help raise money for The Children’s Hospital Charity. The Every £1 Counts campaign ran throughout January, as the charity invited people to pose with a £1 coin and then donate £1, in a bid to raise vital funds for The Children’s Hospital in Sheffield. From poised pets and former patient...
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