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

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...

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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...

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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 –...

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**Announcement**

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on **Announcement**

**Announcement**

**Announcement** Good afternoon everyone, we just wanted to let you know that due to the outbreak of COVID-19, from today our office will not be manned. However, we want to assure you that we are still fully operational during office hours. Nigel can be contacted via mobile on 07484047982 and our office email is helpinghandrbhsc@btconnect.com. Our social media will be monitored too. We understand many of you had fundraising plans in place, which will now have to be postponed, in particular the dozens of you who have been training for the...

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Ballygowan Dance Group

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Ballygowan Dance Group

Ballygowan Dance Group

Edna and Sam from the Ballygowan Dance Group presented a total of £6,000 to local charities. The money was raised by donations from the group’s loyal dancers who meet every Thursday night in the Community Hall and have an annual presentation night to help out local good causes. Many thanks to everyone for their support #RBHSC...

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Ashlea Walsh Family Fun Afternoon

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Ashlea Walsh Family Fun Afternoon

Ashlea Walsh Family Fun Afternoon

A huge huge thank you to Ashlea Walsh and everyone who helped and supported her Details below from Ashlea herself! #RBHSC #HelpingSickChildren We held a Family fun afternoon at Glenmore Activity Centre, Lisburn on 29th February 20. We had a massive turn out of friends who came to support us.Sam managed to sleep the whole way through!!!! Activities included: A Bouncy Castle, soft play area, penalty shoot out, tattoos, nails and hair Stations, arts and crafts, Tombola, balloon modelling, face painting. Baby Sensory and Toddler Sense provided...

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Medical Support Services

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Medical Support Services

Medical Support Services

Huge thank you to Medical Support Services, £533.30 for the #RBHSC 🙂 #HelpingSickChildren    

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