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Recent Fundraising Activity

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Zoe Half Marathon runnerHalf Marathon run for NICU
A huge thank you to Zoe who recently ran Colchester’s Half Marathon and raised £585 for our NICU. Ten years ago Zoe’s daughter, Eleanor, was born. During one of the most difficult weeks, Eleanor was cared for in the L&D’s NICU while Zoe was fighting liver and kidney failure in London.

Zoe ran the Half Marathon to say thank you to our NICU for making her life a little bit easier during a very tough time.


Stopsley Womens Guild donationLocal Womens Guild raise money for Helipad Appeal
Over the past year Stopsley Afternoon Towns Womens Guild have been raising money for our Helipad Appeal as their Charity of the Year.

Charity Ambassador, Pam, was delighted to receive a cheque for £380. A huge thank you to all the ladies for their support.



Childrens Ward David DonationMoney raised for Children’s Ward
Thank you to David who presented a cheque to our Children’s Ward on behalf of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Luton.

They raised an incredible £552.96!



Foxley Kingham closing eventLocal business support our NICU, Maternity Bereavement and Cancer Unit
We have been honoured to be one of the chosen charities Foxley Kingham Anniversary Foundation have been fundraising for over the past year. Mid March marked the end of their 50th anniversary and an incredible £56,123 was raised for 17 charities.

We were privileged to receive £7,000 towards our NICU, Maternity Bereavement and Cancer Unit. Thank you to all the Foxley Kingham staff and supporters!


Santander Dunstable donation to NICUSantander raise money for NICU
We were delighted to receive an incredible cheque donation of £2,503.32 from Santander UK, Dunstable towards our NICU.

Inspired by one of their colleagues, whose twin sons were cared for in the unit after being born prematurely, the team undertook a number of challenge events and fundraising activities in-store. They were also supported by other Santander branches across the region. We are extremely grateful for their support – thank you.


Madinah Mosque donation to ITU

Local mosque support the Intensive Care Unit
We were invited to the Madinah Mosque Open Day, who have been supporting Rosanne Taylor with raising money in memory of her son, Azaan Kaleem.

The mosque donated a cheque for £2,030 towards our Intensive Care Unit (ITU) for the support they gave Azaan in the last days of his life. Rosanne has also raised money through her JustGiving page >


World Book Day characters

World Book Day visit to the Children’s Ward
A huge thank you to the wonderful Princesses from Awesome Themed Kids Parties Princess, Pirate, Fairy, Superhero & more who visited our Children’s Ward for #WorldBookDay.

Our Children’s Ward are their chosen Charity of the Year, and both patients and staff were delighted to see them!



Bond Mason Paediatric Scale donationScale donation to the Children’s Ward
Thank you to Stephen and Rachel from BondMason for visiting our Children’s Ward. Bondmason have funded the purchase of special scales for the Children’s Wards and Outpatients Department.

A high percentage of children that come to us for treatment have mobility issues and use a wheelchair. Unless there is access to these Portable Wheelchair weighing scales it is difficult to take an accurate measurement. This will make a huge difference!


Eddie visit to the PONC rooms

Donation to Child Oncology Rooms
The Children’s Ward were delighted to receive a visit from Eddie Swann and his wife. Alongside Duo Fraternitates Freemasons Lodge, they raised £1,000 towards our Child Oncology Rooms project.

They are supporters of the L&D Hospital Charity and have previously donated towards the decorating of the breast screening waiting room.


Cancer unit donation - harpenden run

Relative runs Harpenden 10k for the Cancer Unit in memory of his sister
Mark Westwood and his friend Nina visited the Cancer Unit to present a cheque in memory of his sister who was treated on the unit.

Mark raised £430 for the unit from the Harpenden 10K run. We’re incredibly grateful for Mark’s support which will enable us to continue to provide the best possible surroundings and care for our patients.


NICU parents accommodation before

Overwhelming support for new NICU Parents Accommodation Appeal
We have been overwhelmed by the support from the local community for our NICU Parents Accommodation. To keep up to date with donations and progression please click here.



Challney High School cheque donation

Race for life raises money for Breast Cancer Unit
We were delighted to receive a cheque from Challney High School for Girls.

They raised £5,505 at their race for life in October for our Breast Cancer Unit. This money will go towards the purchasing of an x-ray machine. Thank you so much!



NICU donation in memory of baby william

Money raised for NICU in memory of Baby William
Thank you to Hannah, and her mum Wendy, for visiting NICU and presenting a cheque in memory of Baby William.

£2,500 was raised through Wendy’s workplace, in order to give something back to unit, following the incredible kindness and support they received.



Childrens Mental Health Week card donation

Children’s Mental Health Week
Thank you to the students from Ferrars Junior School who donated cards to the Children’s Ward, as part of #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek.




Southfield Primary donation to NICU

Local school raise money for NICU
We were delighted to welcome Southfield Primary School to the hospital.

They raised £466.20 for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at their Christmas carol concert. Thank you so much!



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