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Mid Ulster Vintage Vehicle Club

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Mid Ulster Vintage Vehicle Club

Mid Ulster Vintage Vehicle Club

Massive thank you to Mid Ulster Vintage Vehicle Club for their support! You can read their story, get involved and donate here – https://www.justgiving.com/…/mid-ulster-vintage-vehicles-cl… Earlier this year, one of our members had reason to spend many months at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children with a member of their family. Our club celebrates a milestone this year – it is 45 years since the club was formed in Moneymore in 1975. We normally hold a successful vintage rally/field day every year but in place of that this year, we are holding our very first virtual vintage rally in aid of Helping Hand. This is our way of showing our appreciation...

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Jemma Ellison

Posted by on May 14, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Jemma Ellison

Jemma Ellison

A huge thank you to Jemma Ellison The Play Department will love this! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jemma-ellison4 I am an Independent Usborne Organiser raising money to buy books for children in the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. The reading books, educational books, activity books and jigsaws will help children cope with hospital visits and procedures. All money raised will go directly to Helping Hand and I will also be donating my free book allowance too. Donations start at £1+ it does not have to be the full price of a...

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The Ferris Family

Posted by on May 5, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on The Ferris Family

The Ferris Family

A massive shout out and thanks to The Ferris Family, Dregish, who raised £2,215.00 for the PICU through the Easter Basket Appeal in memory of their beloved son and brother Cormac Ferris. Sadly no photos at present, but we hope to welcome everyone up to the office when we’re allowed again. Thank you everyone for your support! #RBHSC...

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Ross Henderson Hideout Barbers

Posted by on Apr 23, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Ross Henderson Hideout Barbers

Ross Henderson Hideout Barbers

A huge thank you to Ross Henderson from Hideout Barbers who donated £610 raised from a raffle for £100 worth of haircuts #RBHSC #HelpingSickChildren   ...

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Ardmore Easter Egg Comp

Posted by on Apr 8, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Ardmore Easter Egg Comp

Ardmore Easter Egg Comp

A huge thank you Ardmore Holywood for their support Head over to their Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/ardmoreholywood #HelpingSickChildren...

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**Virtual & Live Stream Fundraising**

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on **Virtual & Live Stream Fundraising**

**Virtual & Live Stream Fundraising**

**Virtual & Live Stream Fundraising** Over the past week, we have been exploring new ways of fundraising. Like many charities, our traditional fundraising has completely stopped for the time being. However, we really like the sound of Virtual or Live Stream Fundraising using platforms like Youtube, Facebook Live, Twitch, Zoom & Houseparty in association with our JustGiving page. An example idea is to have a ‘Pub Quiz’ via the Houseparty App. Prior to the event, you set up your JustGiving Page (Our link – https://www.justgiving.com/helpinghandrbhsc) and ask people to pay an ‘entrance fee’ and you can ‘buy a pint’ too. Some other ideas we like...

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