Events

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Your help and support allows us to continue to help sick children. Take a look at some of the latest events we’ve put on and been a part of, to see what we’ve been up to at Helping Hand. Don’t forget to visit the ‘Ways To Help’ page to find out how you can get involved!

Christmas Hamper Appeal 2020

Posted by on Dec 1, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Christmas Hamper Appeal 2020

Christmas Hamper Appeal 2020

Christmas Hamper Appeal 2020 WIN ONE OF OUR LUXURY HAMPERS WORTH UP TO £150!! Dear supporters, After 17 years, our Christmas Hamper Appeal has had to be cancelled this year due to Covid-19. Understandably, many businesses, cafes, bars and restaurants can not facilitate us this year. We would like to express our deepest thanks to all those businesses and individuals who have supported our campaign over the past 17 years. Thanks to your efforts, throughout those years the baskets have raised over £250,000 for the RBHSC! With this in mind we...

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Marsh mascot raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Marsh mascot raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities

Marsh mascot raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities

Marsh mascot raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities Marsh Industries‘ festive mascot, Sooey Marsh, successfully travelled 20,000 miles along the highways and byways of Britain raising £20,000 for children’s hospital charities. Sooey was recruited by Marsh to lead their ‘Miles for Smiles’ Christmas fundraising campaign during 16-20 November. His mission was to travel 20,000 miles across the UK in five days with the Marsh Transport Team; bringing a smile to every person he met along the way. Marsh Industries donated £1...

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‘Miles for Smiles’ Marsh Industries

Posted by on Nov 16, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on ‘Miles for Smiles’ Marsh Industries

‘Miles for Smiles’ Marsh Industries

A HUGE Thank You to Marsh Industries for their support 😃 Read below for more details and follow the link – https://marshindustries.co.uk/sooey/ #HelpingSickChildren   Hi guys, my name is Sooey! I’m a festive snowman on a special mission. I’ve been recruited by Marsh Industries to lead their ‘Miles for Smiles’ Christmas fundraising campaign. My mission is to travel 20,000 miles in 5 days across the UK with the Marsh Team; bringing a smile to every person I meet along the way. Now, I may look like an ordinary festive...

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“Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole”

Posted by on Nov 13, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on “Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole”

“Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole”

A Huge Thank You to Willie for his continued support to the #RBHSC ☺️ #HelpingSickChildren Willie writes another Christmas story . “Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole” After the success of his Christmas book last year ,“ The Wee Dog that Saved Christmas in Armagh “ Armagh’s charity fundraiser Willie Nugent has written a follow up story this year titled “ Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole “ Willie said, “ l heard so many good reports about last years story and how much the children enjoyed it, l just had to...

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Fundraising Night H&W Welders

Posted by on Aug 11, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Fundraising Night H&W Welders

Fundraising Night H&W Welders

A massive thank you to Sarah and her Daughter for organising this event! Promises to be a great night #RBHSC...

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Static Cycle Event

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Events Column | Comments Off on Static Cycle Event

Static Cycle Event

Please read Christine’s story below and check out their JustGiving Page – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/christine-mcburneyrvh A huge thank you for the support! #RBHSC #HelpingSickChildren   For anyone who knows us or has read about James’ recent drama, you will know how very grateful we are to have our little boy safe and well at home. You can’t put a price on the life of your child but when you owe their life to wonderful NHS staff, you feel a drive to do something to give back. Times are hard and the...

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TAYLOR REID BALLON WALK

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on TAYLOR REID BALLON WALK

TAYLOR REID BALLON WALK

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Hannah’s 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser for Helping Hand

Posted by on Jul 21, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Hannah’s 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser for Helping Hand

Hannah’s 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser for Helping Hand

  On Tuesday 12th May 2020, a catastrophic RTC occurred on the Whitepark Road, Ballycastle, which claimed the lives of Hanna Smyth’s mother and little sister aged 3 years. Hannah (5years) was left severely injured as a result. Within minutes, NIAS crews from Ballycastle and further afield attended this major incident. After a period of emergency treatment, NIAS members made the crucial decision to blue light her to Coleraine A&E as soon as possible, rather than wait for HEMS. In my opinion, this decision undoubtedly was the best...

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24 Hour Walk in Ballycastle

Posted by on Jul 15, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on 24 Hour Walk in Ballycastle

24 Hour Walk in Ballycastle

24 Hour Walk in Ballycastle 25th/26th July 2020  We just wanted to make you all aware of the fantastic event happening on the 25/26th July. Rev John Stanbridge, Daniel, Connor, Keith and Paddy the dog will be walking a circuit from Marconi’s Cottage, through Ballycastle to the Diamond and back again for 24HOURS STRAIGHT!!!! We would just like to thank everyone involved in this incredible event and we will be following up next week with more specific details. #RBHSC...

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Support the RBHSC

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Support the RBHSC

Support the RBHSC

Increasing pressures on the National Health Service make it essential to find additional sources of revenue – to provide the best equipment, to fund research, education and to support the immediate needs of children and their parents.   Helping Hand Charity was established by the medical staff at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children in 1997 with the single aim of helping the children in their care. Helping Hand is an independent Charity which operates through a board of trustees and fundraises exclusively for “The Children’s...

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