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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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Specialist bed helps head trauma patients get a goo...

Specialist bed helps head trauma patients get a good night's sleep

11 September 2014

Children suffering from head trauma can now be kept safe and secure while they rest thanks to a specialist bed and cot funded by a generous charity donor. Long-standing supporter of The Children’s Hospital Charity, Sandra McCabe from the Scarborough Group Foundation, has generously donated £10,000 to the charity, £7,000 of which funded the bed for the neurosciences ward...
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Marathon run for Charity to thank hospital for '50 ...

Marathon run for Charity to thank hospital for '50 years of life'

8 September 2014

A kind-hearted runner who fought and overcame tuberculosis nearly five decades ago is to raise charity cash for the hospital that saved her life. Sally Baines-Young, 50, from Old Brampton, Chesterfield, wants to thank The Children’s Hospital in Sheffield by running in Chesterfield’s inaugural half-marathon. When she was just three-years-old Sally was admitted to the hospi...
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Famous faces join team Theo raising over £10,000 o...

Star-studded ‘Walker Cup’ drives funds for our hospital

3 September 2014

Some of sports most famous faces headed to Sheffield this week to take part in a star-studded round of golf with presenter Dan Walker in aid of The Children’s Hospital Charity. Huge names from the football world including Alan Shearer, Robbie Savage, Chris Kamara, Mark Lawrence and Phil Neville, were joined by champion jockey AP McCoy, former rugby star Neil Back and TV presenter H...
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Former patient Scott to join Three Dams challenge...

Former patient Scott to join Three Dams challenge

29 August 2014

An inspirational youngster who almost completed a charity walk just two months after being hit by a car is to return a year later to complete more of the challenge. Scott Wheatcroft, 11, is lacing up his boots ahead of The Children’s Hospital Charity’s Three Dams Walk, where he will endeavour to walk 10 miles for Team Theo in a bid to make the hospital that treated him even b...
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Charity team set to get muddy in the Endurer Dash...

Charity team set to get muddy in the Endurer Dash

28 August 2014

Mud, sweat and maybe even tears await the team at The Children’s Hospital Charity when they take on the gruelling Endurer Dash obstacle race this September. A group of six team members will be coming together as Team Theo and tested to their limit as they take on an 8km obstacle course of tunnels, swamps and walls up to 10ft tall - all in a bid to raise vital funds for the charity&...
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