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Young fundraiser recognised for his efforts at nati...

Young fundraiser recognised for his efforts at national award

14 July 2014

A brave teenager from Doncaster has been recognised for his fundraising efforts after overcoming a brain tumour and pledging to help others at the Institute of Fundraising Awards in London. Jack Butt, aged 13, was one of three finalists who had been shortlisted for the prestigious Child Fundraiser of the Year award at the awards evening, which took place last Monday at the Hilton London ...
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Sheffield hikers conquer Three Peaks Challenge...

Sheffield hikers conquer Three Peaks Challenge

11 July 2014

An intrepid team of Sheffield hikers conquered the national Three Peaks Challenge earlier to raise money for the Charity. The group, lead by Ben Saxton of Crosspool, climbed Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis during the 24-hour challenge. He was joined by Ben Small, Mike Leigh, Mark Lovett, Nick Tindall, Terry Williams and their driver George Atkinson, who completed the route in a team ...
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 Pedal to Paris with Team Theo...

Pedal to Paris with Team Theo

4 July 2014

Team Theo is recruiting inspired cyclists to sign up in a bid to support the Charity on the London to Paris, Tour De France edition cycle ride. The event, which takes place from 22nd – 26th July 2015 sees hundreds of cyclists joining together to cycle 300 miles over 4 days taking in the beautiful Kent countryside to Dover before crossing the Channel to Calais. The pièce de r...
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Young patients brighten up Grand Départ route...

Young patients brighten up Grand Départ route

3 July 2014

Patients at The Children’s Hospital are gearing up for the Grand Départ by welcoming the world’s greatest cyclists to the city by decorating an exclusive banner along the route. Artfelt, The Children’s Hospital Charity’s art’s programme has joined forces with manufacturers Firth Rixson to create a unique banner inspired by bike cogs, which will decora...
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Supporters across the UK unite for Make it Better D...

Supporters across the UK unite for Make it Better Day

30 June 2014

People from all over the UK came together on Friday to help raise much needed funds for The Children’s Hospital Charity’s Make it Better Day, which aims to raise as much money as possible in 24 hours to fund the transformation of The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield. From sponsored zumbathons, to ice cream sales, individuals and organisations united to help raise funds fo...
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You are helping to Make it Better for patient's lik...

You are helping to Make it Better for patient's like Carter

26 June 2014

One football-mad Sheffield youngster has more reasons than most to celebrate the arrival of the World Cup. The kick-off of the tournament marked four years since Carter Whitlam was discharged from Sheffield Children’s Hospital where doctors saved his life, The four-year-old, from Handsworth, was born with a left congenital diaphragmatic hernia and underwent surgery aaged just f...
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