£12,000 was raised through the Valley Hospital Charity’s Christmas Appeal and accompanying Christmas Draw!
Thank you to all who responded to our annual Christmas appeal and bought draw tickets. The Charity Management Board were delighted to be able to offer a top prize of £500 again in the Christmas Draw, and they also allocate £50 to each ward to bring some festive cheer to their patients. This included wards at Queen Mary’s Hospital that are managed by the Trust.
Our on-going charity appeals at the hospital also received generous support so thank you one and all for your continued support.
Here are some ways you can help us, to help our patients:
Celebrate a Life this Christmas
We invite you to join us celebrating a life of someone dear to you by making a donation in their name to benefit others. A "Tribute Fund" will be set up in the name of each life being celebrated and you can decide where your donation will benefit. We will acknowledge all donations with a letter and a special certificate in the name of the life being celebrated. Anyone donating £20 or more will also receive a 5.5 cm nickel-plated silver star with the words 'Celebrate a Life' to be hung up in a place of your choice to remember that special person. Some wish to celebrate in memory of a life that has passed, a new life or a life that has been saved.
To "Celebrate a Life this Christmas" simply use one of these donation methods:
Donate instead of sending cards
Over 641 million cards are sent at Christmas in the UK. As we become more aware of the impact this has on our environment many people are turning to electric cards, emails and good old phone calls. So we appeal to you to donate the cost of sending this years Christmas cards. We will send you a special certificate acknowledge your donation.
Christmas Prize Draw
Please support our Christmas Draw in aid of our patients and wards. Tickets are £1 each.
Please contact the fundraising dept on 01322 428392 or email firstname.lastname@example.org on how to either buy or sell tickets. Thank you for your support, it is much appreciated.
Santa Run - 5km or 10km
Date: Sunday 6th December 2015
Price: £22 registration fee (free Santa Suit)
Sponsorship Level: £100
In aid of: Any of our Charities
Venue: Victoria Park, just a few miles from the centre of London
Following on from the success of last year we are pleased to announce the doitforcharity.com Santa Run 2015 is on again! Over 4,000 people are expected to take part raising funds for hundreds of different charities and now this is your chance to join them!
No previous experience is required for this event and with a bit of training the 5km or 10km distances should easily be within your capabilities. The spirit of the event is 'taking part' not 'winning' so you can run, jog or walk - you decide!
Simply email Tracey.Cummins@dvh.nhs.uk to request an Information Pack or to book your place.
Entry includes FREE Santa Suit for every runner!