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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!

Johnson’s Solicitors (£750) and Waringstown Primary School (£800)

Posted by on Dec 14, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Johnson’s Solicitors (£750) and Waringstown Primary School (£800)

Johnson’s Solicitors (£750) and Waringstown Primary School (£800)

Special donation mentions to Johnson’s Solicitors (£750) and Waringstown Primary School (£800) Sadly no photos yet. WPS have been supporting us for a number of years now and this money was raised by their annual Christmas Post Box and Christmas Jumper Day 😄 #RBHSC...

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Christmas Hamper Appeal 2020

Posted by on Dec 9, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Christmas Hamper Appeal 2020

Christmas Hamper Appeal 2020

Christmas Hamper Appeal 2020 WIN ONE OF OUR LUXURY HAMPERS WORTH UP TO £150!! Dear supporters, After 17 years, our Christmas Hamper Appeal has had to be cancelled this year due to Covid-19. Understandably, many businesses, cafes, bars and restaurants can not facilitate us this year. We would like to express our deepest thanks to all those businesses and individuals who have supported our campaign over the past 17 years. Thanks to your efforts, throughout those years the baskets have raised over £250,000 for the RBHSC! With this in mind we...

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“Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole”

Posted by on Dec 9, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on “Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole”

“Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole”

Willie is Inundated with requests for his Christmas book. “Santa invites Maisie to the North Pole” Willie’s Christmas message to everyone is ; “ Your support is the best Christmas gift l could ever have wished for , Stay Safe. – Have a Happy and...

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Graham Construction Company

Posted by on Dec 9, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Graham Construction Company

Graham Construction Company

Sean O’Neil from Graham Construction Company presented Nigel with a £1,200.00 donation raised from a collection through their various sites. Many thanks for their ongoing...

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Shirley McCalmont Wellington Rec Football Club

Posted by on Dec 3, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Shirley McCalmont Wellington Rec Football Club

Shirley McCalmont Wellington Rec Football Club

⚽️ 🍰 ⚽️ 🍰 ⚽️ 🍰 ⚽️ 🍰 ⚽️ 🍰 ⚽️ 🍰 Many thanks to Shirley McCalmont from the Wellington Rec Football Club who organised an afternoon tea event in Larne Community Hall in memory of her son’s team mate Sammy Haveron. Unfortunately this fell foul of current Covid restrictions but this did not deter Shirley. She utilised her newly learnt baking skills and took it upon herself to deliver cakes and tea to 50 family and friends around Larne and the donations she received raised...

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Holly Hopkins

Posted by on Dec 1, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Holly Hopkins

Holly Hopkins

Big thank you to Holly Hopkins who popped in to deliver 200 selection boxes to the #RBHSC Yum yum!...

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Jacob Strain

Posted by on Dec 1, 2020 in News Column | Comments Off on Jacob Strain

Jacob Strain

A huge thank you to Jacob Strain and his Mum who have donated a range of sleep bags and cuddly toy pillows to Barbour Ward! #RBHSC #HelpingSickChildren...

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Marsh mascot raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on Marsh mascot raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities

Marsh mascot raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities

Marsh mascot raises £20,000 for UK children’s hospital charities Marsh Industries‘ festive mascot, Sooey Marsh, successfully travelled 20,000 miles along the highways and byways of Britain raising £20,000 for children’s hospital charities. Sooey was recruited by Marsh to lead their ‘Miles for Smiles’ Christmas fundraising campaign during 16-20 November. His mission was to travel 20,000 miles across the UK in five days with the Marsh Transport Team; bringing a smile to every person he met along the way. Marsh Industries donated £1...

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Coronavirus Information Video For Young People

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Current Projects, News Column | Comments Off on Coronavirus Information Video For Young People

Coronavirus Information Video For Young People

The Clinical Psychologists within the #RBHSC asked us for funding for this project to prepare and educate patients needing a Coronavirus test. We hope it’s helpful for young...

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‘Miles for Smiles’ Marsh Industries

Posted by on Nov 16, 2020 in Events Column, News Column | Comments Off on ‘Miles for Smiles’ Marsh Industries

‘Miles for Smiles’ Marsh Industries

A HUGE Thank You to Marsh Industries for their support 😃 Read below for more details and follow the link – https://marshindustries.co.uk/sooey/ #HelpingSickChildren   Hi guys, my name is Sooey! I’m a festive snowman on a special mission. I’ve been recruited by Marsh Industries to lead their ‘Miles for Smiles’ Christmas fundraising campaign. My mission is to travel 20,000 miles in 5 days across the UK with the Marsh Team; bringing a smile to every person I meet along the way. Now, I may look like an ordinary festive...

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