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Special congratulations to the individuals awarded with Queen’s Birthday Honours following incredible fundraising for our Covid-19 Appeal for the NHS. We’re delighted some of the fundraisers have been officially recognised, including The Body Coach Joe Wicks.
Our Covid-19 Appeal has funded a new Health and Wellbeing Practitioner for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff at an NHS Trust. Read Charlene’s guest blog for Black History Month on the importance of her role here.
12,500 NHS workers in Surrey are proudly wearing badges of appreciation for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. A Covid-19 Appeal grant awarded to Frimley Health Charity paid for the specially commissioned tokens.
Thanks to continued support for our Covid-19 Appeal, the Stars Appeal charity has spent its latest grant on a range of staff and patient wellbeing projects, including Mental Health First Aid training and a dedicated staff wellbeing counsellor.
Hundreds of NHS charities throughout the UK are receiving Covid-19 Appeal funding and The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity has shared a thank you video as a show of gratitude for their recent grant to support their BAME and Hidden Communities programmes.
Cuddly toy dogs paid for with Covid-19 Appeal donations relax children during appointments and ensure there is no risk of infection. They have been well received by patients and families.
Our grant to Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity means more staff at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust will be offered additional support for trauma experienced at work or home during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Thanks to donations to our Covid-19 Appeal, the Forever Friends Appeal has been able to provide new entertainment systems for patients living with dementia among a range of added extras for staff and patients.
We’re a proud partner involved in shaping the growth of social prescribing, as £5million is awarded by The Department of Health and Social Care to The National Academy of Social Prescribing to connect people with community activities.
The figures are huge, from the fundraising total to the number of individuals and new projects that are being supported. And we’d like to say an even bigger thank you to every one of our donors, fundraisers and supporters who are helping us to make a difference.