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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!

NHS Big 7 Tea Party

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on NHS Big 7 Tea Party

NHS Big 7 Tea Party

This year the NHS turns 70. To mark this occasion the NHS is asking people to hold an NHS Big 7 Tea Party. We have signed up and have a page. You can download various decorative material for your party, printable bunting, cards, posters and more directly from https://nhsbig7tea.co.uk/plan-a-party Make sure when you’re registering to search for us ‘Helping Hand, Belfast’ You can also contact our office for more information and help 🙂#RBHSC...

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Tour of the North Coast Sportive

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Tour of the North Coast Sportive

Tour of the North Coast Sportive

**Tour of the North Coast** Bann Valley Road Club are holding their annual charity sportive on the 12th August with all the funds being split between ourselves and Lighthouse Suicide Awareness and Prevention charity. We would like to express our deepest thanks to the club for their support and also open up this event to our supporters. If you would like to part in this ‘Tour of the North Coast’ event please read the following information and click on the link to register directly. Sign on is at Portglenone Community Centre Two...

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Ulster Scots dance night in memory of Isobel Anderson

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Ulster Scots dance night in memory of Isobel Anderson

Ulster Scots dance night in memory of Isobel Anderson

Heidi Anderson and Miriam Ward presented a cheque for £1850 raised from an Ulster Scots dance night in memory of Isobel Anderson. A big thank you to everyone who supported the evening....

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Leeman Family

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Leeman Family

Leeman Family

Huge thank you to the Leeman Family for their incredible donation of £4,500 for the #RBHSC PICU and Paul Ward to say thank you for the care their son Matthew received. Thank you to everyone who supported their Easter fundraiser and coffee morning. A special mention to Judith and Laura for their incredible presentation to their school....

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Oisín McGilligan

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Oisín McGilligan

Oisín McGilligan

Kevin, Colleen & Oisín McGilligan are raising funds for the RBHSC. We’d just like to wish them a huge thank you for their support! You can read their story here and donate through their JustGiving page – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/oisinshelpinghand Our Story… Oisin was our first child, born Full Term in the Causeway Hospital Coleraine on 27th September 2016, after a 36 hour labour via C Section, weighing 9lbs, 11oz. On delivery Oisin was a off colour and needed oxygen and was placed in Incubation for a few...

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**Funding Update**

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on **Funding Update**

**Funding Update**

**Funding Update** Some of the recent funding we have been able to deliver to the #RBHSC! This is only possible because of your incredible support, thank you!! #HelpingSickChildren Education and Simulation Team Mobile Paediatric Simulator Cost £24,000 PICU 2x Blanketrol Hyper- hypothermia system Cost £17,000 plus £400 per annum servicing OT Dept Specialist car seat Cost £240.00 Belfast Hospital School, Allen Ward 2x flexible tablet clamps for special needs patients Cost – £140 Allen Ward 3x specialist beds for side rooms, which...

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Santander’s Coleraine Branch

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Santander’s Coleraine Branch

Santander’s Coleraine Branch

Huge thank you to the team at Santander’s Coleraine Branch, who kicked off their fundraising for the #RBHSC yesterday with the marathon team relay  They have selected Helping Hand as their charity of the year and have some fantastic fundraisers planned. We will post more details throughout the year. Thank you again to Branch Manager Ian & wife Christine, Jenna, Sarah and Brian for running yesterday!...

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Forest to Forest Walk

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Forest to Forest Walk

Forest to Forest Walk

Neil & Lisa organised an amazing charity walk (‘Forest to Forest’) from Tollymore to Rostrevor covering 25km! Their son Shea has been attending the #RBHSC and they hope to raise £3000 from their event. Huge thank you to their family, friends and colleagues from the NIFRS who have supported them throughout. Nigel joined them for the final leg and had a great day in the sun with a bbq...

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Greg McCormick & Adam Montgomery

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Greg McCormick & Adam Montgomery

Greg McCormick & Adam Montgomery

Greg McCormick & Adam Montgomery have planned a series of fundraising events in aid of the #RBHSC. Their aim is to raise £10,000!!! Their final project is a trek up Macchu Picchu. Pictured below is the guys at their golf day last week, SERE kindly sponsored this motor, with the chance to win it, if anyone got a hole in one on the 7th hole…no winners sadly! They also have a football tournament coming up, which we will post more details of. This amazing fundraising is in memory of Adam’s brother Aaron, who sadly passed away 10...

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Team Ashtyn

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Team Ashtyn

Team Ashtyn

Pictured with Dr Brian McCrossan is Roslynne Sheppard and family. Together they ran the Belfast Half Marathon in memory of Ashtyn raising £1093.75 for the #RBHSC!...

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