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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!

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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In memory of Michael Gilmore

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on In memory of Michael Gilmore

In memory of Michael Gilmore

Mollie Gilmore left 500 Easter Eggs collected by the Linfield FC Boys and Girls acadamy in memory of Mollie and Peter’s son Michael. 50 of these eggs were sent over to the Neonatal  unit and the rest were distributed around the wards in the RBHSC. Many thanks to everyone who donated an egg.   Mollie...

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Slieve Donard Climb 2021

Posted by on Mar 28, 2021 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Slieve Donard Climb 2021

Slieve Donard Climb 2021

A great opportunity to hike Slieve Donard with experienced leaders, whilst raising funds for the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. #RBHSC #HelpingSickChildren    

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In Memory Of Michael Gilmore

Posted by on Mar 25, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on In Memory Of Michael Gilmore

In Memory Of Michael Gilmore

Friends and family raised an amazing £11,000.00 in memory of Michael Gilmore. This money will be well received by the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit where Michael was cared for. Many thanks to Peter and Mollie for their support at this difficult time. #RBHSC #HelpingSickChildren  

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31000 steps for 31 days

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021 in News Column | Comments Off on 31000 steps for 31 days

31000 steps for 31 days

https://www.gofundme.com/f/angelines-charity-challenge A huge thank you to Angeline McWilliams who is completing 31000 steps for 31 days in aid of the RBHSC 😀 To support Angeline, please follow the...

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Fearghal Ferris Easter Baskets

Posted by on Feb 22, 2021 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Fearghal Ferris Easter Baskets

Fearghal Ferris Easter Baskets

Huge shout out to young Fearghal Ferris and his Mum Martina who are raffling 15 Easter baskets through Facebook for the RBHSC 😀 🐣 #HelpingSickChildren  

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