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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!

Europa Hotel Abseil 2021

Posted by on Jun 17, 2021 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Europa Hotel Abseil 2021

Europa Hotel Abseil 2021

We’re excited! 😬 Join us for our first ever Europa Abseil this October. Contact the office to register your interest or for more information. 028 9027 8872 email us on helpinghandrbhsc@btconnect.com or PM us directly on here 😀 #RBHSC...

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Slieve Donard Hike 2021

Posted by on Jun 5, 2021 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Slieve Donard Hike 2021

Slieve Donard Hike 2021

A big thank you to everyone who took part in our Slieve Donard hike today ⛰ 😀 #RBHSC #HelpingSickChildren   ...

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Angeline McWilliams

Posted by on May 25, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on Angeline McWilliams

Angeline McWilliams

Angeline McWilliams racked up 31,000 steps days in May (about 15 miles) every day for the 31 days in May to raise a total of £5,000 split between Helping Hand and the McMillan unit in Antrim Area Hospital. What a fantastic effort and thanks to everyone who contributed. Hope you have a relaxing summer Angeline, you deserve...

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Eamonn Atherton Donation

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on Eamonn Atherton Donation

Eamonn Atherton Donation

Huge thanks to Eamonn Atherton who visited Knox Ward to donate a Nintendo Switch & games! Eamonn was a former patient of Knox Ward RBHSC. #ThankYou #HelpingSickChildren

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Author Susan Ferguson

Posted by on May 11, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on Author Susan Ferguson

Author Susan Ferguson

A wonderful book donated by well known children’s author Susan Ferguson to Knox Ward RBHSC ☺️ 📚 #ThankYou #HelpingSickChildren  

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4 x 4 x 48 Event

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on 4 x 4 x 48 Event

4 x 4 x 48 Event

Darragh McGuigan and his brother in law Ryan raised a fantastic £6,663.68 for the PICU and Respiratory Unit where Enda spent 5 months recovering by running a 4 x 4 x 48 event. This entails the boys running 4 miles every 4 hours for 48 hours- WOW! Also pictured are Enda’s brother Ciaran and mum and dad Gary and Roisin who wanted to say a special thank you to Barbara and Gary from the respiratory team and all the staff in PICU who looked after Enda so well. #HelpingSickChildren ...

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Ferghal Ferris Easter Baskets

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on Ferghal Ferris Easter Baskets

Ferghal Ferris Easter Baskets

Ferghal Ferris and Mum Martina presented a huge donation of £5,715 to Helping Hand in memory of Ferghal’s brother Cormac. The Ferris family raised the money by raffling Easter baskets among friends and family and hope to do the same again this Christmas. Great effort and thanks to everyone who supported...

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5K in May for the RBHSC

Posted by on Apr 26, 2021 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on 5K in May for the RBHSC

5K in May for the RBHSC

Participate, Donate, Nominate & Rewards 😀 #RBHSC #HelpingSickChildren What is 5KMay? One month of coming together for better! You can do your 5K anywhere, anytime with anyone. You can run, roll, walk, cycle or even swim if you want to… It’s about getting out and feeling good while doing it. You can choose to donate your £5 to any charity of your choice, participate for a cause close to your heart. To get involved, please follow our landing page link...

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1 Million steps for Helping Hand

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on 1 Million steps for Helping Hand

1 Million steps for Helping Hand

1 Million steps for Helping Hand. Congratulations to Angeline McWilliams for completing her grueling challenge to walk 31,000 steps a day for the 31 days of March. This amounted to over 1 Million steps in all weathers to raised funds for the RBHSC and also the Palliative Care Center in Antrim Area Hospital. Angeline is on target to reach the target she set herself of £3,100 and is now enjoying a well earned rest. Many thanks Angeline and really well done. #HelpingSickChildren #RBHSC   1 Million steps for Helping...

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Vaughan Engineering Easter Donation

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on Vaughan Engineering Easter Donation

Vaughan Engineering Easter Donation

Thank you to Vaughan Engineering who left up Easter Eggs for the hospital. Everyone who attends the hospital over the Easter period is given an egg thanks to donations like this. Yum yum!  

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