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Hull based care staff go the extra mile for fundraising

Hull based care staff go the extra mile for fundraising

Dozens of care workers went the extra mile to take part in a campaign to provide people in residential care with the best quality of life. Teams of staff from across Hull based Hica Group, a not for profit organisation which run 19 homes across Hull and East Riding, came together to complete a 10-mile […]

21st September 2017 | By | Reply More
England football legend unites with Alzheimer’s Society at Memory Walk

England football legend unites with Alzheimer’s Society at Memory Walk

England football legend Sir Geoff Hurst is joining forces with Alzheimer’s Society to tackle dementia in support of his fellow 1966 World Cup heroes who are living with the condition. Sir Geoff has pledged his backing for Memory Walk, Alzheimer’s Society’s flagship fundraising event which is taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland this […]

18th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Monty Python legend Terry Jones unites with 3,500 people at Memory Walk

Monty Python legend Terry Jones unites with 3,500 people at Memory Walk

Monty Python legend Terry Jones joined more than 3,500 people to unite against dementia at the London Memory Walk. The 75-year-old, who is living with a rare form of dementia, took part in Alzheimer’s Society’s London Memory Walk at the historic HAC Grounds in central London, accompanied by his daughter Sally Jones and his former partner Alison Telfer.   Terry […]

14th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Celebrities urge the public to unite against dementia by taking part in Memory Walk

Celebrities urge the public to unite against dementia by taking part in Memory Walk

Davina McCall, Sir Geoff Hurst, Jo Joyner, Linda Robson, Vicky McClure and Kevin Whately are uniting with Alzheimer’s Society by taking part in Memory Walk, the charity’s flagship fundraising event this autumn. They are among a host of celebrities joining many of the 34 Memory Walks taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland in September and […]

9th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Charity bag pack raises hundreds of pounds for Alzheimer’s Society

Charity bag pack raises hundreds of pounds for Alzheimer’s Society

A CHARITY bag pack at a Chesterfield supermarket has raised hundreds of pounds for the Alzheimer’s Society.   Staff from several care homes across Derbyshire spent the day on the checkouts at the town’s Marks and Spencer helping customers with their packing.   Generous shoppers donated a total of £504.74 – with all proceeds going […]

7th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Icy challenge nets cash for Shropshire hospice

Icy challenge nets cash for Shropshire hospice

A fundraising afternoon involving a chilling challenge has helped to raise £200 in aid of Shropshire’s Severn Hospice.   Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes for mainly older people in Shropshire on a not for profit basis, organised the event at its headquarters at the Oxon Business Park, Shrewsbury, on May 10.   Five members […]

24th May 2017 | By | Reply More
“Chatterbox” carer raises almost £300 through sponsored silence!

“Chatterbox” carer raises almost £300 through sponsored silence!

CHATTERBOX Deborah Pritchard took on a sponsored silence to raise funds for a dementia friendly sensory garden at a Widnes care home.   The carer at Halton View Care Home, on Sadler Street, spent an entire day silently carrying out her duties.   She wore a sign around her neck reading “I am on a […]

19th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Homecare provider to trek the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

Homecare provider to trek the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

Businesswoman and home care franchise owner Visha Keshwala is to trek the arduous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on 1st July, to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. The increasing number of clients in Visha’s home care business who struggle with dementia or Alzheimer’s made her want to support the charity and take up this challenge. […]

19th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Training underway for marathon hopeful, Mark

Training underway for marathon hopeful, Mark

A care home chef with a passion for improving the lives of older people is preparing to face his first marathon to raise money for Barchester’s Charitable Foundation. Mark Roberts , who works at Chacombe Park Care Home in Chacombe near Banbury, will be the first person ever to run in the London Marathon in […]

2nd February 2017 | By | Reply More
Machu Picchu trek raises over £3000 for hospice

Machu Picchu trek raises over £3000 for hospice

An engineer from Bristol has completed a gruelling trek to the top of Machu Picchu in Peru and has raised over £3000 for St Peter’s Hospice in the process.   Steve Webb, a senior service engineer for Whitchurch-based ITEC, took on the challenge and was supported in his fundraising by his employers. All funds raised […]

19th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheshire care home residents celebrate fair’s fundraising success

Cheshire care home residents celebrate fair’s fundraising success

Elm House residential care home in Nantwich, Cheshire, is celebrating its fundraising success after raising over £270 at its Autumn Fair. The event saw staff, residents and friends of the home come together to raise money for the Elm House residents’ activities fund.   The Autumn Fair, which is held annually at Elm House, hosted […]

30th November 2016 | By | Reply More
New heights in fundraising

New heights in fundraising

Bield, one of Scotland’s leading providers of housing and care services, has raised more than £160,000 over the past year thanks to the efforts of the tenants, carers, family, friends and staff.   In the latest Annual Fundraising Report, Kevin Rowe, Fundraiser for Bield praised the efforts of everyone involved in ensuring those using their […]

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