March 2013

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 17:00
David Thompson, 42, from Ashton-in-Makerfield has organised a 51 mile sponsored walk to say thank you to the team Manchester Royal Infirmary for the treatment he received there. David was born with a congenital heart defect and has undergone a number of operations culminating in open heart surgery last year. Unfortunately during his recovery David developed endocarditis, a serious infection that More...
Date: Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 16:45
A group of 17 motorcyclists are taking part in a grueling fundraising challenge, riding from John O’Groats to Lands End on 50CC scooters, to raise money for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. The challenge will begin on Sunday 31st March at John O’Groats when the riders will attempt to complete the 1000 mile challenge, doing 200 miles per day, at maximum speeds of 30mph, arriving at More...
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 10:45
Kevin ‘Ginger’ Lawton and his scooter fanatic friends descended on Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for their 27th annual ‘Ginger’s Easter egg run.’ Around 600 scooters arrived at the hospital for the ‘Custom Scooter Show’ when staff, patients and parents spent some time admiring the bikes on show. Patients on ward 84 were invited to be judges of the show and voted for their favourite More...
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 15:00
World Cup winning football legend Patrick Vieira had the pupils of Wellington School in Timperley under starter’s orders for the school’s annual fundraising event on behalf of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. The school’s entire student body of 1,350 pupils took part in a ten mile sponsored walk around Timperley, beginning on the school premises. The walk took place over two sessions More...
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 15:00
Sale based award winning creative marketing agency, Sunny Thinking, is celebrating its fifth birthday by moving into a bigger office and handing over a cheque for over £1,500.00 to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. With over a decade of experience working for agencies in both the UK and Canada, managing director Jonathan Reed decided to go it alone and set up Sunny Thinking in 2008. More...
Date: Friday, March 8, 2013 - 15:00
Following last year’s ‘Be Seen in Green’ day, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity presented Hazlehurst Community Primary School with a £250 Ryman voucher as a thank you for their involvement and support after a prize draw of all participants. Be Seen in Green is supported by Ryman, the UK’s leading specialist stationery and office supplies company, whose chairman is Theo Paphitis, star More...
Date: Friday, March 15, 2013 - 15:00
The Lettings division of leading North West estate agents Bridgfords has chosen Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity as their Charity of the Year for 2013. Over 70 staff in 20 branches throughout the region have pledged to take part in a wide range of fundraising activities, including sky diving and running challenges, to raise money for the oncology unit at the hospital. Based on the More...
Date: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 15:00
Kind hearted staff at BASF’s UK headquarters in Cheadle got their annual fundraising efforts off to an eye watering start with three brave staff members volunteering to take part in a ‘waxathon’ on behalf of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. Staff at the world-leading chemical company’s UK HQ hosted a homemade cake sale and tea morning for their 250 strong workforce as part of the More...
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 13:30
A Christmas Market organised by pupils from North Chadderton V1 Form College has helped to raise over £1,000 for Manchester Royal Infirmary Charity. The Christmas market was organised to raise money for Ward 44 at Manchester Royal Infirmary following treatment of teacher, Kath Young’s, son who was at the hospital for Chronic Myloid Leukaemia when he was sixteen-years-old.
Date: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 12:00
A charitable trust set up in memory of Bury youngster, Joe Geeling, has ceased operating having met its fundraising targets. The charity, which has raised over £220,000 since it was founded in 2007, was set up in memory of 11-year-old Joe, a cystic fibrosis sufferer who was murdered by a fellow school pupil the previous year. All monies raised by the charity from events including the Shining Star More...

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