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Generous teen chops his hair for our charity...

Generous teen chops his hair for our charity

13 December 2014

A generous teen has reached for the clippers and took on his first fundraising challenge to give back to the hospital that saved his sister six years ago. On Wednesday 26th November Callum Jones (18), from Doncaster, asked a relative to shave off his hair and pledged to donate his sponsorship to The Children’s Hospital Charity, where his sister was treated in 20...
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Cancer-free milestone is Max's best Christmas gift...

Cancer-free milestone is Max's best Christmas gift

10 December 2014

A family of a young cancer survivor have received their best Christmas present a few weeks early, as their son celebrates being 18 months cancer-free. Max Davies, 8, will spend his Christmas at home in Beighton with parents Craig and Sarah and big sister Lily, 12 – who have together raised nearly £15,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity, to thank the hospital that sa...
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Businesses unite in £25k room pledge...

Businesses unite in £25k room pledge

9 December 2014

A hotel owner whose daughter’s life was saved at The Children’s Hospital has joined forces with a college to raise money to say thank you for her care. Helen Beck, from the Holiday Inn Royal Victoria and friend Natalie Kerr, a PE teacher at Barnsley’s Horizons Community College, have vowed to raise £25,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity, to fund a priva...
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Win a diamond for Christmas!...

Win a diamond for Christmas!

4 December 2014

Do you want to win a diamond for Christmas? Starbucks stores across the city – and two in Hull - are asking customers to help Make it Better with a diamond raffle in aid of The Children’s Hospital Charity. The 0.40ct certified round brilliant diamond prize has been kindly donated by independent jewellery company, Green and Benz, and comes with a design for a setting, all wort...
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National Elf Service brings festive fun to hospital...

National Elf Service brings festive fun to hospital

3 December 2014

Radiographers dressed as penguins, Christmas jumper competitions and a visit from the Frozen princesses were amongst the festive fun going on at The Children’s Hospital in Sheffield this week. Hospital staff went all out to turn the wards into a winter wonderland for patients as part of National Elf Service day, organised by The Children’s Hospital Charity. The event, on Dece...
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Sponsored snowflakes light up our hospital...

Sponsored snowflakes light up our hospital

3 December 2014

Stunning snowflakes sponsored by big-hearted firms have illuminated The Children’s Hospital, and will help fund a world-class new wing. More than 60 companies have sponsored the festive display on Western Bank, raising over £50,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity’s Make it Better appeal. The appeal needs to raise £10m to help fund the biggest healthc...
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