Fundraising – Cancer Care and Haematology Fund https://www.cchf.org.uk Cancer Care and Haematology Fund Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:18:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Two supporters to run in the Virgin London Marathon for CCHF https://www.cchf.org.uk/2018/02/two-supporters-run-virgin-london-marathon-cchf/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:51:11 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=692 The CCHF has-not 1-but 2-supporters in this year’s London marathon in April!  Both are running because of close personal or family experience of the Unit. Andy is running in memory…

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The CCHF has-not 1-but 2-supporters in this year’s London marathon in April!  Both are running because of close personal or family experience of the Unit. Andy is running in memory of his lovely, brave and inspirational sister. He is a regular ‘Park runner’ but this is his first full marathon and he is training hard, alongside his beloved dog, to up his distance. Jo is an experienced marathon runner and won her place through previous  times but this time she is competing whilst still on medical treatment. Please support this brave pair. We hope to hear more of their training and see some photos.

Donations can be made at http://make-a-donation.org//fundraisers/jo-hercules  and

http://make-a-donation.org//fundraisers/andy-griggs

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The MCF Awards results are in… 1st place & £25,000 for CCHF!!! 🎉 🎉 🎉 https://www.cchf.org.uk/2017/09/mcf-awards-results-1st-place-25000-cchf-%f0%9f%8e%89-%f0%9f%8e%89-%f0%9f%8e%89/ Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:41:26 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=674 The MCF COMMUNITY AWARDS results have been announced with CCHFund having been entered into the Buckinghamshire Charities category. The voting closed on the 31st July with over 177,000 votes being cast…

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The MCF COMMUNITY AWARDS results have been announced with CCHFund having been entered into the Buckinghamshire Charities category. The voting closed on the 31st July with over 177,000 votes being cast across all categories! The Cancer Care & Haematology Fund received the most votes out of the six charities nominated for Buckinghamshire area and has won £25,000 of funding!!! A stunning achievement that we are all very proud of! 

The MCF COMMUNITY AWARDS were to celebrate 300 years of Freemasonry, and the Masonic Charitable Foundation held a public vote to decide how to spend £3 million of charity funding.

The votes were counted and the results announced on the 5th of September via Social Media and Emails! Dr. Ann Sibly – the architect of gathering votes – didn’t hear about the news until she was bombarded with emails from various parties this morning!!

Over 6,500 people were reached via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts (which you doubtless would have seen!), which worked alongside direct action from Ann Sibly, the hospital staff and local people connected by the CCHFund. Dr Ann did a number of interviews on hospital radio and 200 A4 posters, 4,000 leaflets and 4,000 business cards were produced by the tireless Richard Atfield

However, the biggest thanks goes out to all those who voted and have managed to get CCHFund the top prize of £25,000 worth of funding. THANK YOU! The money will go into various projects which have lined-up in order to improve the quality of care for those patients with Blood disorders or Cancer at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. We will continue to support patients with Blood disorders or Cancer at Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust by funding a variety of innovative projects, over and above the expected NHS provision!

For a full list of the results, click here: MCF Awards 2017, Buckinghamshire

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In My Own Words: Marie Pennell- Haematology Nurse Specialist https://www.cchf.org.uk/2017/02/marie-haematology-clinical-nurse-specialist-in-her-own-words/ Sat, 11 Feb 2017 14:52:12 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=578 In the latest in our series, “In my Own Words”, introducing some of the team  in the CCHU who make it the special place it is, we are focusing on…

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In the latest in our series, “In my Own Words”, introducing some of the team  in the CCHU who make it the special place it is, we are focusing on Marie: how she came to be doing her job, the background experience she brings to it and what the job  entails.

Marie’s quiet, caring presence is well known to haematology patients going through diagnosis and treatment in the CCHU and on ward 5. Doctors and patients alike appreciate her ability to know everyone, and to organise and to keep an eye on things, in a calm and unflustered manner. We thought many people would like to know a bit more about how she came to be doing this job, the background experience she brings to it and what it involves.

”  My background

I was born and raised in Ireland, trained as a nurse and midwife in Dublin, and later came to the UK to work as an ITU nurse. It was there that I became interested in oncology and haematology. When the chemotherapy unit was set up many years ago in Stoke Mandeville, I changed direction again and trained as a chemotherapy nurse and took a degree in cancer care.

After the merger of Stoke Mandeville and Wycombe hospitals, I spent 3 years managing the chemotherapy day unit in the Sunrise Unit at Wycombe.

When the haematology departments of the two hospitals merged and moved into ward 5 on the Stoke Mandeville site, with its 4 new specialist isolation rooms, I took up the role of Haematology clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). My role includes providing support, information and education for haematology patients diagnosed with leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma and taking them through intensive treatment, sometimes including bone marrow transplantation.

What I do – examples of a normal day

My main role is to support haematology patients at diagnosis and during treatment. This starts with being present when patients get their diagnosis and spending time with them and their families to answer their questions. I provide a contact number so that patients can get in touch if questions arise later or if there are any problems during treatment.

I assess all patients before chemotherapy, from the point of view of both physical and psychological needs, to try and address potential problems before they occur. This holistic approach includes giving information about other members of the team who are here to support patients through treatment, such as Citizen advice bureau (CAB), Complimentary therapy, the dietician and the community Macmillan team. I also give information about the process of administering  chemotherapy and discuss potential side effects.

Bone marrow stem cell transplants have become an important part of treatment for some patients with serious blood disorders such as myeloma and lymphoma, and I have a key role in co-ordinating these procedures. I liaise with the National Blood Service (NBS) in Oxford to set up the harvest of the stem cells and then arrange admission to the haematology ward for high dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation. This is an intensive procedure involving a stay in hospital, for part of the time in isolation. Providing information and education and daily support throughout is vital to reduce anxiety, give back a degree of control, and ensure the success of the procedure.

Support is not just required during the acute phases of diagnosis and treatment and patients can feel very alone as they complete treatment and try to return to a normal life. My support is here for them throughout all phases of their illness.

What is the most rewarding part of my Job?

The most rewarding part of my job is to provide support and reassurance to my patients from initial diagnosis to completion of treatment and through into remission. My job can only be achieved by working as  part of a multi disciplinary team and I find it very satisfying working alongside such a dedicated and caring group of professionals.

The patients often have confusion and fear regarding their diagnosis of cancer. It is gratifying to support them to allay these fears and make sure they are fully aware of all aspects of their diagnosis and treatment.

My workload and the needs of the Haematology unit

Over the period I have been working in the unit (approximately 6 years) the workload has grown significantly to the extent that I now find it difficult to complete all of the tasks demanded of me in a timely fashion. Fortunately the Cancer Care and Haematology fund  agreed to pay for an extra Haematology nurse post and I have recently been joined by Cathy Adkins. The charity saw this as a great opportunity to support and enhance the service and were happy to fund the post. The provision of an additional nurse has enabled us to provide a better quality service to all our patients.”

 

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It’sssssss Christmasss!!! Getting creative during the festive period! https://www.cchf.org.uk/2016/12/itsssssss-christmasss-getting-creative-festive-period/ Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:05:31 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=558 Nobody wants to be in hospital around the Christmas period. This is a season to be with friends, family and loved ones but sometimes it cannot be avoided however hospitals…

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Nobody wants to be in hospital around the Christmas period. This is a season to be with friends, family and loved ones but sometimes it cannot be avoided however hospitals and their staff up and down the country do all they can to ensure those most in need feel a part of a wider family and are still able to enjoy the festive period!

Here are some of our favourite creative exploits from hospitals around the country! Merry Christmas!

 

Babies Born In The Festive Period Are Wrapped Up In Christmas Stockings

This Hospital Knows How To Be Festive

You Know You Work In A Hospital When The Christmas Decorations Look Like This

Hospital Decor

Haematology Christmas Tree

Condom Christmas Tree! Don’t Forget To Use One….

 

Wreath Made Of Pee Jars

Hospital Christmas

Christmas Skeleton Named Mal Nutrition

Which one is your favourite? Lets us know!

If you would like to find out how you can get involved in fundraising events for CCHF you can contact us here: http://bit.ly/2dtfpFJ Or even donate to any of our create causes here: http://bit.ly/2dabwnc

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Another week, another cheque for CCHFund! https://www.cchf.org.uk/2016/12/another-week-another-cheque-cchfund/ Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:15:11 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=552 It wouldn’t be a week at CCHFund HQ without another unbelievably generous donation from a local business! This week it came from the Crown Plaza Hotel who presented  a cheque…

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It wouldn’t be a week at CCHFund HQ without another unbelievably generous donation from a local business! This week it came from the Crown Plaza Hotel who presented  a cheque to the CCHU of £1000!

This is the third time they have been so generous. They started fundraising last year when a very popular member of staff told them about our work and they have continued since with a series of quiz nights, cake sales, tombolas and other fun activities.  They are a warm and generous  crowd and we are very grateful for their ongoing support.

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In My Own Words: Chemotherapy Nurse specialising in IV therapy & IV devices https://www.cchf.org.uk/2016/12/words-chemotherapy-nurse-specialising-iv-therapy-iv-devices/ Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:59:18 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=545 This is the latest post in the ‘In My Own Words’ series CCHFund is running about the staff, trustee’s and all involved at the CCHUnit. This week, Sarah Drewett, a…

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This is the latest post in the ‘In My Own Words’ series CCHFund is running about the staff, trustee’s and all involved at the CCHUnit. This week, Sarah Drewett, a Chemotherapy Nurse specialising in IV therapy & IV devices, speaks about her role at CCHUnit and what inspired her to start her fantastic work.

 

 

I have been in the post of chemotherapy nurse specialising in intravenous (IV) therapy and IV devices at the Cancer Care and Haematology Unit, Stoke Mandeville Hospital for over 10 years now. My role is to assess, insert, give advice and teaching to both patients and staff regarding intravenous access devices.

My IV specialist role includes inserting peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC’s) in the chemotherapy day unit using an ultrasound machine, removing the tunnelled central venous central catheters (Hickmans®) and giving the advice and support to patients and staff regarding all aspects of IV therapy and devices.

Prior to my appointment, PICC’s were inserted in the x-ray department of the main hospital by a consultant radiologist and team and treatments were often delayed until a device could be fitted.

Now that PICC’s are inserted on the unit the patients have no delay to their treatment, they have the benefit of a nurse inserting their device who understands their therapy and device needs as well as being able to be seen promptly by a specialist if a problem arises which prevents unnecessary line removal. Often these patients have met me previously as part of their treatment so I am a familiar, reassuring face when they need a device inserted.

Removing tunnelled central catheters is a surgical procedure which was often delayed prior to my appointment but now can be removed as part of my role on the unit.

When I am not inserting or removing central lines or giving advice I am caring for the patients receiving chemotherapy. This part of my role involves patient assessment, insertion of peripheral cannulae, administration of chemotherapy and advising patients on their care needs, side effects and home medicines.

This requires extra training in venepuncture, cannulation, IV drug administration and chemotherapy administration which all the chemotherapy nurses bring to their role, as well as myself.

I really enjoy my role and our patients in the chemotherapy day unit are often surprised by the happy, café-like atmosphere whilst still being treated safely and professionally.

I am very grateful to the Trustees of the CCHFund for their continued support of my role. I know this improves patient safety, timeliness of treatment and reduces patient anxiety at a difficult time of their lives.

 

CCHFund: nurses and infrastructure

As well as paying for equipment and infrastructure, CCHFund believes that funding extra nursing posts is a really valuable way of enhancing the quality of care we can give in the unit.

Sarah Drewett is very much close to our hearts as the IV line nurse who for several years has been employed to put in and take out the specialised intravenous catheters/drips, needed by some patients to get their chemotherapy given safely and comfortably.  Sarah was originally trained to do this, as a nurse specialist, in a major teaching hospital, but when she moved to Aylesbury and started her family, we were quick to ‘head hunt’ her and welcome her to the CCHUnit!

As well as putting the lines in herself, she has trained others to do the same, and supports staff and patients in managing them, so there is always someone available, should a concern arise, and there are no delays in getting lines in to start treatment.

Knowing there is always an experienced and approachable source of expertise close at hand is very comforting for patients.

Thanks to all those who have supported us in providing this top class care and please keep up the good work. If you would like to get involved with any of the work we do at CCHFund then contact us at cchfsocial@gmail.com or go to our Facebook or Instagram pages to find out more.

 

 

 

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An alphabet for all your fundraising ideas! This week: Q-Z! https://www.cchf.org.uk/2016/11/alphabet-fundraising-ideas-q-z/ Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:29:25 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=510 We can all struggle from time to time to think of an idea for our next fundraising attempt! But not anymore, as the brains at CCHF have put together an…

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We can all struggle from time to time to think of an idea for our next fundraising attempt! But not anymore, as the brains at CCHF have put together an all expansive list of ideas and events which could be used to raise money for whichever great cause you are backing.

To top it off, its even been put into a lovely, all inclusive, alphabetic list for your connivence: aren’t we great! Lets finish things off with the final few: Q through to Z!

 

Q

Quiet in the workplace

This one is easy. No talking. None. Zero!

Quizzes 

Get together with some friends or your local community and have a quiz night. Prizes for winning teams or individuals. This can be a great way to raise awareness of particular issues whilst raising money and volunteers for your charity!

 

R

Raffles 

Friends, family and even local businesses can all come together to put on a fantastic raffle which will provide an ideal opportunity for fundraising.

Read-athon

Who can read the most books? This can be done over a week, month or even (if you’re feeling particularly brave) a year! You can aware winners on number of books or even pages as reading Winnie-the-Pooh 34 times will probably beat Pride and Prejudice…

Recycling

You can recycle spent ink cartridges or collect left over foreign coins from your holiday!

 

S

Soak the boss

See if you can convince your boss or work colleage’s to in the stocks and get wet! Get people to pay per sponge. Pay-back for all that overtime….

Stalls

Set up a variety of stalls, from plants or cakes to recycled goods. Any sort of selling stall can create more donations than you would think possible.

Sponsored…ANYTHING! 

This can be applied to anything. Whether you want to get people youknow to sponsor you to do something or even get a local business to buy sponsorship space on your next event.

This could be easily arranged and provides local businesses an opportunity to get involved in their local community. With CCHF you can donate directly via our Make A Donation Page!

Swim-athon

Swim the distance for your local charity. Get sponsored per length, width…or mile!
T

Talent contest

This can be organised within your local hall and provide a great Christmas party or charity school event. Hold a contest to showcase the talents of your friends and family! Prizes for the winner and, even, loser!

Tombola

As with the above raffle, get friends and family to donate gifts and organise a Tombola.

Treasure Hunt

This will usually be better organised in the summer, however (any excuse to misbehave in the office) you could even organise one around your place of work. Negotiate with your boss and spend an afternoon hunting for a series of clues leading to an ultimate treasure. Pay to play.

Three legged race

Again, probably better suited to the summer and outdoor pursuits. But teaming up with work colleague’s to run a 3-legged race can be an excellent opportunity to raise a tonne of money.

 

U

Ugly face pulling competition

Does this need explaining? Just don’t make them too terrible…

 

V

Virtual Silence

(We struggled with V but we pulled through!!) Virtual Silence: Resist any social media for as long as you can. This can be done on your own or on a competitive basis with work, friends and family. This will be a refreshing experience whilst raising great money for Charity.

 

W

Walk, and then some! 

Sponsored events are a fantastic way to raise money. Pick a destination and just walk on towards it.

Welly throwing competition

A Scottish (?!) classic…Put your shot put skills to the test and see how far those wellies will go.

Word search

Create a charity-themed word search and challenge your friends and family.

 

X

X-Factor Competition

Celebrate all your talents by putting on a show – Britain’s definitely got talent…somewhere. Organise your own show and invite your local community as well. This can be a fantastic way to celebrate the year or Christmas.

 

Y

Yo-yo competition

Have you got a talent for yo-yoing? Then put your skill to good use and get sponsored!

Yodelling competition

Who doesn’t love a good Yodel….no just me? Well, if yodelling is your thing, then either get friends to pay you not to do it, or get sponsored instead!

 

Z

Zoo quiz

Create a zoological quiz and test your friends’ and family’s knowledge of the animal kingdom.

 

So there you have it! 26 letters, 69 ideas across 3 epic blogs! What more could you want? (Nothing if you were wondering!)

Now there is no excuse not to have something to do when thinking of your next, first or any fundraising event! If you would like to find out how you can get involved in fundraising events for CCHF you can contact us here: http://bit.ly/2dtfpFJ Or even donate to any of our create causes here: http://bit.ly/2dabwnc

 

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NEW Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse to be funded by CCHFund! https://www.cchf.org.uk/2016/11/new-bone-marrow-nurse-cchf/ Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:10:50 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=504 For the Cancer Care and Haematology Unit, the requirement to have specialists working in every area is crucial. With Stoke Mandeville now handling and performing over 20 stem cell transplants…

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For the Cancer Care and Haematology Unit, the requirement to have specialists working in every area is crucial. With Stoke Mandeville now handling and performing over 20 stem cell transplants every year, the need for a Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse is with us. 

Bone marrow transplants are used more and more to treat serious blood diseases, however these treatments are understandably tough. As NHS UK notes:

“Having a stem cell transplant can be an intensive and challenging experience. You’ll usually need to stay in hospital for a month or more until the transplant starts to take effect and it can take a year or two to fully recover.”

As a result of this incredibly tough treatment, the CCHF was asked to fund a nurse who would have time to provide extra support for patients and their families. The nurse would also train up other staff in the special requirements of this complex therapy.

CCHF has seen this as a chance to make a great difference to the whole experience of stem cell transplantation and were excited about being asked to fund this post. The new nurse will join the existing Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist who currently organises the BM stem cell transplants.

As with any intensive treatment, the stress on friends, family and, of course, the patient themselves can take a massive toll. Dr Ann Watson for CCHF said:

“This is hard for both the patient and family and friends and is often accompanied by feelings of anticipation and hope. We believe that the success of the whole enterprise, as well as the wellbeing of the patient during it, is greatly improved by having good support at all stages.”

CCHF’s input into this fantastic opportunity will provide another fantastic local service at Stoke Mandeville and will allow for many more patients in the future to have this potentially life saving treatment!

If you would like to get involved in fundraising for this great cause, head on over to our Fundraising Page to see how you could make a REAL difference to your local community. Alternatively you could even leave a small donation at our Make A Donation page.

 

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An alphabet for all your fundraising ideas! This week: I-P! https://www.cchf.org.uk/2016/10/alphabet-fundraising-ideas-i-p/ Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:58:24 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=490 We can all struggle from time to time to think of an idea for our next fundraising attempt! But not anymore, as the brains at CCHF have put together an…

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We can all struggle from time to time to think of an idea for our next fundraising attempt! But not anymore, as the brains at CCHF have put together an all expansive list of ideas and events which could be used to raise money for whichever great cause you are backing.

To top it off, its even been put into a lovely, all inclusive, alphabetic list for your connivence: aren’t we great! Lets kick things off with I through to P…

 

I

Indoor Olympics

Find any good sized school or sports hall and create your very own Olympics with all the classics… Egg ‘n spoon, 3-legged and all the rest. Rain won’t stop play and its a good one for all age groups!

International cooking evening

Have everyone you know bring a different dish from every area of the world and celebrate the fantastic flavours from around the globe. People can then pay to eat and sponsor any charity of your choosing. You could even have a raffle at the end of the evening for cooking courses.

Ice-bucket challenge

You know the drill. Get some ice. Get some water, and film yourself getting drenched. Donate and nominate several others to join in and do the same. Viral charitable giving like this has massively helped charities in the past and can certainly do so again.

J

Jumble sales

This is just too easy to set up and do! Everyone has too much stuff which they’d love to get rid of. Using again a school hall or even outside, you can quickly turn your unwanted ‘junk’ into wonderful charitable donations!

 

K

Kite flying

When the wind is right get those kites in flight! A simple ‘Who can stay in the air the longest?’ will give you a great opportunity to raise money whilst having giving extra promotions for best looking and flown kites! You could even use it as an opportunity to get business support on your kites in the form of sponsorship!

Karaoke

Using your singing abilities (or lack of) to raise money. Get friends, family and colleagues involved in this easy to set up event.

 

L

Line of coins

Collect your coppers and keep growing your collection until you donate it. Get everyone involved and give a prize for the person with the biggest line of coins!

Lent challenge

Give up something. Anything! Get people to sponsor you and you’ve easily made some money for charity whilst proving your self-restraint at the same time!

Litter picking competition

Not one for the faint hearted, but all for a good cause on two fronts. You could even get the council or local authority to sponsor you for doing your duty by Queen and country…

 

M

Money boxes

Easy! Leave some money collection boxes every, at work. local supermarket or school and get everyone involved in your fundraising. You could even do street collection although this of course will require a license!

Monthly donations

Again this couldn’t be easier to set-up. Get various people to give charitable donations and organise an event at the end of the year to celebrate the donations! This will involve some immense planning!

 

N

Nominate your boss!

Create a challenge especially for your boss and encourage your colleagues to sponsor them or even takes bets as to whether they will even completed it!

Neck ‘n Nominate (booze-free)

Record yourself drinking a shot of something unusual and nominate a few other people to join in whilst also giving to charity. Viral charitable giving like this has massively helped charities in the past and can certainly do so again.

 

O

Odd clothes day

Perfect for schools or work. Getting your maddest and worst clothes and dress up for a day. The more the better.

Olympics sports day

Did the Games inspire your inner athlete? Get your school, work or community together for a day of fun, sports and fundraising.

 

P

Penalty shoot out

Show off your skills in a sponsored shoot out as part of a football fundraiser.

Photo competitions

If you’re a budding photographer, hold a competition for interesting snaps.

Pancake race

Hold your own pancake race – challenge your friends and family.

Pin the tail on the donkey

Challenge your work colleagues or school to a pin the tail on the donkey. Remember to blindfold them to ensure there’s no cheating!

 

Plant sale

Growing plants is good for the environment, fun and can certainly be a good way to raise money!

 

PTA coffee morning

This can be an excellent opportunity to get the whole community involved. We are doing one to celebrate CCHU’s 25 years anniversary, its on the 23rd of November. To find out more click here: http://bit.ly/2eUvJOW

 

Well that should be plenty to keep you going! If you would like to find out how you can get involved in fundraising events for CCHF you can contact us here: http://bit.ly/2dtfpFJ Or even donate to any of our create causes here: http://bit.ly/2dabwnc

 

 

 

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CCHFund gets Cheque for £13,322 from Gala Night! https://www.cchf.org.uk/2016/10/cchfund-gets-cheque-fundraising-night/ Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:05:47 +0000 https://www.cchf.org.uk/?p=482 Wow, what an evening! Alvin Printwhistle, (local legend and Elvis impersonator) put on a no-holds-barred Gala Dinner at Elseborough Golf night on Saturday the 15th of October. Now there’s a man…

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Wow, what an evening! Alvin Printwhistle, (local legend and Elvis impersonator) put on a no-holds-barred Gala Dinner at Elseborough Golf night on Saturday the 15th of October.

Now there’s a man who knows how to put on a party! With entertain from the mighty Deja-Vu, the evening went from strength to strength – even if the dancing didn’t…!

 


With a fully sold out dinner, guests ranged from former patients, CCHF ambassadors and several of the Haematology and senior ward nurses. The evening consisted of live music and a raffle, the former provided free by the wonderful and ever energetic Deja-Vu who had the entire dance floor packed out from the moment they began their set.

The raffle, thoughtfully organised by Alvin raised a frankly stonking £4,000 on its own! The prizes were made up of Elvis (of course!) and Queen memorabilia, golf days and even very generously provided football events. There was also a host of other gifts. All guests were heavily involved with the evening ensuring that their bids were immensely generous.

The highlight of the evening came in the form of a donation from Alvin. Using the evening as an opportunity to finish off a years worth of fundraising, Mr. Printwhistle presented CCHF and Stoke Mandeville Hospital with a massive cheque totalling an unbelievable £13,322!

Alvin himself had a few words:

“What a fab night last night! Fundraising for CHARM … a big thank you to everyone that joined me last night and to everyone, that has supported me on this year’s journey … it was my absolute pleasure to hand over our cheque!”

A massive thank you to Alvin, De-Ja-Vue and everyone who turned up, brought tickets, made donations and helped out. This was a truly special evening that showed the power that we have together. The fundraising abilities on display here are inspiring.

If you would like to find out how to get involved in fundraising for CCHF, go here: http://bit.ly/2dtfpFJ

 

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