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Fantastic youngsters rally behind our Covid-19 Appeal by completing walks, runs and a sponsored silence in return for donations. They’re among the growing number of fundraisers to support our national campaign.
Last week week we hit an unbelievable milestone. Following our announcement that the Covid Appeal has raised an astounding £130 million, how the donations are getting to NHS charities so they can support staff, volunteers and patients.
Since launching in March, the appeal has raised a staggering total of £130 million and more than £30 million has already been made available to local NHS charities to support NHS staff, volunteers and their patients as they tackle the Covid crisis.
Parents of sick kids at Birmingham Children’s Hospital are being provided with overnight accommodation during the Covid-19 outbreak courtesy of generous donations.
Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity has funded several projects including specialist fold out beds allowing NHS staff to rest after a long shift, thanks to donations to our appeal.
Thanks to generous donations to our appeal, patients in Countess of Chester hospital are being entertained with radios paid for with a grant to The Countess Charity.
NHS charities are widening the scope of the support they provide to make sure patients have access to the care and support they need for recovery and wellness, by nourishing vital regional partnerships outside hospitals.
Maudsley Charity is providing mobile phones to outpatients so they can stay connected to vital mental health services in the community, enabling continuous support during Covid-19.
We’re asking our members to submit applications with a particular focus on support for people disproportionately affected by the Covid crisis, such as BAME patients and staff and other groups including those with disabilities.
Five runners are taking lockdown exercise to the next level by creating a marathon route which spells out ‘NHS’ to raise money for our appeal.