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This year's Pete McKee's Artfelt cards the fastest ...

This year's Pete McKee's Artfelt cards the fastest seller yet

21 November 2014

One of Yorkshire’s best-loved artists has drawn a winner with a set of charity cards that have been flying off the shelves since their release six weeks ago. Pete McKee, patron of Artfelt at The Children’s Hospital Charity, has designed two cards featuring a pair of his favourite pooches – Frank and Tony - with money going to the charity’s arts programme. Last...
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Sign grateful family's car in exchange for a charit...

Sign grateful family's car in exchange for a charity donation

21 November 2014

Grateful parents of a leukaemia survivor have vowed to raise thousands for the hospital that saved their son. Michelle Emerson and Andy Powell, who are looking forward to Christmas at home in Halifax with five-year-old William – the first he won’t be on treatment since he was diagnosed in 2011 - hope to raise £15,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity. Throug...
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Turn your Twitter clicks into cash for our charity...

Turn your Twitter clicks into cash for our charity

20 November 2014

Turn your tweets into money for The Children’s Hospital Charity by sharing a Starbucks campaign on social media. Starbucks branches in Sheffield have chosen The Children’s Hospital – alongside another charity in the area - as a cause to support this Christmas with a generous £500 to make our hospital better. But they are offering to double the donation for the...
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Join Team Theo in the Yorkshire Half Marathon...

Join Team Theo in the Yorkshire Half Marathon

19 November 2014

Charity patron and international cricketing legend, Michael Vaughan, has encouraged people to lace up their trainers and run for Team Theo in the Yorkshire Half Marathon. He was in the Winter Gardens today (November 19th) to officially launch the half marathon, of which The Children’s Hospital Charity is one of the official charity partners. He said: “It’s a great o...
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Youngster has first ever haircut for our charity...

Youngster has first ever haircut for our charity

18 November 2014

A generous youngster who lovingly cultivated his long blonde locks – going his whole life without a haircut – has finally had the chop for charity. Brody Payne, 5, from Stannington, has raised over £400 for The Children’s Hospital Charity after having his precious barnet chopped – to thank the hospital which treated him for croup last year. Mum, Jaime Pa...
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Grateful parents bring home the bacon for charity...

Grateful parents bring home the bacon for charity

13 November 2014

A charity bacon butty morning proved to be a sizzling success, raising more than £650 for The Children’s Hospital Charity. More than 200 rashers of Derbyshire bacon were fried up on Saturday morning, alongside bread rolls donated by Gunstones Bakery, as part of an event organised by Julie and Ian Gower, of Oakhill Road, Dronfield. The parents were joined by Julie’s pare...
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