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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!

**Funding Update**

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on **Funding Update**

**Funding Update**

**Funding Update** Our trustees met last week & the following projects/equipment are now on order Huge huge thank you for your support. Please share! Video Laryngoscope & Blades PICU £13,000 28 Dyson fans for various wards within the hospital (Our weather has been something else) Play Station & Games Barbour Ward £900 Respiratory Department Sleep System £1,700 Art & Play Materials Barbour, Paul, Allen Wards and Haematology £2,500 A&E Dept Fish Tank CF Physiotherapy Workout Equipment £630 CF Physiotherapy Gym...

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Little Journey App

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Little Journey App

Little Journey App

Massive thank you to Dr Cormac McGrath for his hard work on this app for preparing children for visiting the hospital/surgery. Visit the app store and download ‘Little Journey’. Enter ‘RBHSC1’ for hospital code 🙂 #RBHSC...

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Home Design Group Skydive

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Home Design Group Skydive

Home Design Group Skydive

Huge thank you to the team at Home Design Group who have donated £3,500 to the #RBHSC. This money was raised via a skydive...

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Ciara McVeigh

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Ciara McVeigh

Ciara McVeigh

Ciara McVeigh called into the hospital yesterday with Mum and Dad to present to present £2,070 raised by schools in the Downpatrick and Newcastle area as follows:- St Mary’s PS Newcastle- £700, St Patrick’s GS Downpatrick,- £400, and St Joseph’s PS, Carnacaville – £970. Thanks to everyone who donated to make this fabulous total which will go toward Paul ward as requested. Some much needed fans on the...

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Laura McShane Lisburn Half Marathon

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Laura McShane Lisburn Half Marathon

Laura McShane Lisburn Half Marathon

Huge thank you to Laura McShane & team for taking part in the Lisburn Half Marathon raising £490 for the #RBHSC...

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Caitriona Murray-Tate & Archie

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Caitriona Murray-Tate & Archie

Caitriona Murray-Tate & Archie

Huge thanks to Caitriona Murray-Tate & Archie who donated £135 to the #RBHSC. They held a sponsored spin in Ignite Studio, Antrim 🙂#HelpingSickCHildren   ...

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Progressive Building Society

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Progressive Building Society

Progressive Building Society

Staff of the Portadown Branch, Progressive Building Society present Elizabeth McKinty with £125 for PICU...

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Laurynas Vasiliauskas & Team

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Laurynas Vasiliauskas & Team

Laurynas Vasiliauskas & Team

Laurynas and his Mum present Julie Hanna (CF Nurse Specialist) with £1,100 Laurynas Vasiliauskas and his family completed the Belfast Marathon Relay raising £1,100 for the #RBHSC. Laurynas would like this to be used to fund a chin up frame and a rower for the CF gym in Cherry Tree House (Allen Ward)....

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Venice Ironman 2018

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on Venice Ironman 2018

Venice Ironman 2018

Amazing!!! Bill Rafferty (left in the photo) has just completed the Venice Ironman 2018 in aid of Helping Hand RBHSC  Huge thank you Bill for your support....

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In Memory of Cormac Ferris

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in News Column | Comments Off on In Memory of Cormac Ferris

In Memory of Cormac Ferris

Francis, Martina & Fergal have donated £1000 to Helping Hand in memory of their son and brother Cormac Ferris. This money will be going to buy equipment for PICU within the hospital....

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