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Sheffield Hosptials Charity

Hospital ‘welcomer’ backs call for donations to support volunteer service

A senior citizen’s crusade to transform the experience of patients visiting the city’s hospitals, is calling for charity donations to support her work and that of other volunteers.

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Young swimmer backs blood cancer cure appeal with 1000m charity dip

A young swim star has made a splash to raise thousands of pounds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity, in support of a relative being treated for a rare form of blood cancer.

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Lord Mayor backs Charity after kidney disease diagnosis

A Lord Mayor who has battled serious kidney disease for more than two decades, is backing Sheffield Hospitals Charity to thank city health staff who’ve led her care.

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Granddaughter donates holiday home as charity prize in memory of hospital care given to beloved nan

A granddaughter overwhelmed by the end of life care given to her beloved Nan, has donated a Sheffield Hospitals Charity lottery prize as a thank you to the doctors and nurses who treated her.

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Divine promise prompts Sheffield family to walk for wards

A family fivesome and their two pooches are donning their walking boots to raise vital cash, after making a divine fundraising promise following a throat cancer scare.

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Sheffield health professional spearheading charity push for research into cancer ‘late effects’

A health professional who saved his brother’s life by donating bone marrow 25 years ago, is raising money to fund further research into the long term effects of cancer treatment.

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Summer Work Experience Vacancy

Sheffield Hospitals Charity is looking to recruit an outgoing, proactive individual to support the Fundraising and Communications Teams.

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Sister raising spinal unit cash to thank staff who cared for brother

The sister of a man who broke his neck in a devastating car crash is taking on a wild camping fundraising bike ride to raise vital money for Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Fundraising foursome battle torrential rain for blood cancer appeal

A fundraising foursome have faced a five thousand feet assault on three of Yorkshire’s highest peaks to raise vital cash for a Sheffield Hospitals Charity appeal.

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Striking new hospital hub to be vital magnet for charity supporters

A striking new fundraising hub has been unveiled at one of the region’s busiest hospitals in a bid by Sheffield Hospitals Charity to raise more awareness of its vital work.

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Hospital charity funds stroke sessions as survey finds one in four wouldn’t dial 999

One in four people wouldn’t call 999 if they thought they were having a stroke, prompting Sheffield Hospitals Charity to continue support for outreach work by the city’s stroke service.

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Donny truck mechanic to take ‘horse and cart’ banger on crazy 1,400 mile charity mission

A Doncaster mechanic is about to embark on a 1,400 mile drive for Sheffield Hospitals Charity in a mad cap motoring challenge in memory of his beloved mum.

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Mum of premature baby girl thanks fundraisers after thousands raised for Sheffield hospital unit

The mother of a tiny baby girl being treated at a city maternity unit has thanked the hundreds of people who helped raised tens of thousands at a major fundraising event.

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Thirty strong team to take on Peak District challenge to raise cash for hospital where they work

A team of doctors and nurses behind the care of some of the region’s most serious kidney patients are donning their walking boots to raise vital cash at a major Sheffield Hospitals Charity fundraising event.

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Hospital researcher saddles up to raise cash for Sheffield blood cancer appeal

A researcher at the front line of the fight against an incurable blood cancer is saddling up for a capital city bike ride to raise vital cash for a major Sheffield Hospitals Charity appeal.

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Wingwalkers to brave skies in fundraising bid for leukaemia mum

A brave pair of fundraisers will be swept through the air at speeds of more than 130mph for Sheffield Hospitals Charity in memory of a much loved mum who passed away from leukaemia a decade ago.

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Stroke story behind Sheffield fans’ football fundraiser

One of the men behind the city’s biggest footballing fundraiser is raising cash for Sheffield Hospitals Charity, to support the stroke team who treated him.

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Tiny baby inspires 50 strong record sign-up to hospital fundraiser

A tiny baby born weighing little more than a bag of sugar has inspired a record sign-up to a Sheffield Hospitals Charity event which will raise vital cash to support the superhero doctors and nurses who saved her life.

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Mum of twins ‘made and saved’ at the Jessop Wing raising cash in superhero thank you

A Barnsley mum is raising more than £1,000 for Sheffield Hospitals Charity as a thank you to the super hero doctors and nurses who “made and saved” her two young twins.

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Mum thanks charity for funding hospital stay

A grateful Yorkshire mum is taking part in our Jessops Superhero event as a thank you for funding her Jessop Wing stay, after complications during pregnancy meant she was rushed to the city for her care.

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Charity cash supporting Sheffield stroke services

Local people are being helped to spot the signs of a stroke early, thanks to Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Foodie fundraiser to raise cash for charity blood cancer appeal

A kind-hearted amateur cook is rustling up a foodie fundraiser in support of a best pal battling a devastating blood cancer.

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Miracle baby inspires mum to enter charity event for superhero hospital staff

A tiny miracle baby born weighing less than a block of butter has inspired a city super mum to sign up for a Sheffield Hospitals Charity superheroes event.

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Marathon man raising charity cash to prove health of living donors

A man raising cash for Sheffield Hospitals Charity at the Yorkshire Half Marathon says he is running the race to prove that kidney donors lead normal, healthy lives.

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Hundreds join dance event to raise thousands for MS research

An upbeat lady living with multiple sclerosis has put her heart and ‘soul’ into a Sheffield Hospitals Charity dance event that’s raised £5,750 towards cutting edge research into the disease.

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Superhero mission backed by mum of five as a thank you to Sheffield baby unit

A super mum-of-five is calling on parents to don their hero costumes and join her in a mission to raise vital cash for the city’s maternity hospital where she gave birth to all of her children.

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Sheffield women team up to raise thousands for myeloma appeal

The doting daughter of a city mum diagnosed with an incurable form of blood cancer has rounded up a generous cohort of fundraising females to raise thousands for a major charity appeal.

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Dad raises thousands to thank staff who cared for his son

The dad of a ‘miracle’ son has rambled, scrambled and raced his way towards raising thousands of pounds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity to thank city maternity staff for his care.

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Hat trick of marathons to thank Sheffield hospital

A kindhearted man who is running in memory of his grandmother who received ‘second to none’ care at a city hospital, is asking the public to join him in pounding the streets to raise funds.

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Isla's New Years Resolution

Having faced my fears in 2011 by taking on a skydive for the charity, then again last year when I braved the Awesome Foursome (zip wire, abseil, powerfan, bungee), I woke up on January 1st wondering how I could top my previous achievements...

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Beth's New Years Resolution

January may be nearly over, but that doesn’t mean your New Year’s resolutions should be! Our Fundraising Assistant Beth has just made a long-term commitment to her resolution by signing up to a challenge event...

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Hannah's New Years Resolution

I’ve decided that, like many others, I want a fresh start to my New Year, and part of that is getting back into running.

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Kimberley's New Year Resolution

So I know you’re supposed to set yourself a New Year’s resolution each January, but I’ve never actually had one…until now!

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Fiona's New Year Resolution

Now that the turkey’s been eaten and the tinsel is down it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions.

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Make your New Years resolution a reality

This year, why not make a lifestyle change, set yourself a challenge or conquer your fears whilst giving something back to your local hospitals.

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Nurse backs appeal and speaks of crushing pain of incurable bone marrow cancer

A nurse has spoken out for the first time about the pain she sees every day as a result of a devastating form of bone marrow cancer for which there is no cure.

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Call for donations to fund life-saving blood cancer research

This Christmas Sheffield Hospitals Charity is asking local people to support a ground breaking research project that is close to finding a cure for myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells.

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Seveeeen! Stroke docs take part in strictly dance event to raise charity cash

Stroke doctors swapped their stethoscopes for sequins when they hit the dance floor in a strictly themed fundraising boogie to raise vital cash for Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Blind transplant patient raises thousands in charity 10K run

A blind kidney transplant patient has raised thousands of pounds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity, as a thank you to the doctors and nurses who have helped treat him for more than a decade.

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Charity boost for Haematology care

Patient care at the city’s newest hospital ward has been given a huge boost, thanks to a £300,000 Sheffield Hospitals Charity donation.

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Sheffield Indie Duo Sign Up For 10k

One half of one of a popular Sheffield indie-pop quartet will swap their guitars for running shoes when they hit the city’s streets to raise money for Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Vital help of charity support nurse highlighted by heart failure mum

A Derbyshire woman who suffered heart failure whilst pregnant has hailed a Sheffield Hospitals Charity funded nurse who helped her bond with her baby during her lifesaving care.

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Thousands raised for hospitals charity in memory of stillborn son

Friends, family and colleagues of a couple whose world was turned upside-down following a heart-breaking stillbirth, have been raising funds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity to show support for the care they received.

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New Helipad officially opened by HRH The Duke of York

The new £2 million helipad, funded by Sheffield Hospitals Charity's Sheffield Helipad Appeal, was officially opened yesterday (20th September 2016) at the Northern General Hospital by HRH The Duke of York KG.

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Charity Funds Are The Life Blood Of Hospital Service

The Haematology Service at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital treats people with blood cancers and other disorders. Thanks to an army of inspirational community fundraisers, Sheffield Hospitals Charity is able to fund significant and lasting improvements to the treatment of the department’s patients.

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Will Month - write a will for free

Write a will in November for free* and help make local patients feel even better. *suggested minimum donation to the Charity at a reduced rate of £95 for a straightforward single will or £135 for two mirror wills.

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Marks and Spencer’s £25,000 donation in support of much loved colleague

Hundreds of city retail staff have come together to raise more than £25,000 for Sheffield Hospitals Charity, in support of a cancer fighting colleague of 25 years.

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Hearts plea in bid to boost bond between parents & babies

Sheffield Hospitals Charity is calling on people across South Yorkshire to send them fabric hearts as part of a clever new drive to promote bonding between parents and poorly or premature babies.

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Cancer patient’s backing for lottery launch to boost city hospitals’ care

A South Yorkshire kidney cancer survivor has become the face of a new Sheffield Hospitals Charity lottery to raise vital funds to support the work of local doctors and nurse

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£2m Helipad opens at Northern General

Thanks to the generosity of local people and businesses, Sheffield Hospitals Charity has been able to fund a state-of-the-art helipad that will give critically ill patients quicker access to life-saving medical treatment.

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Marathon labour mum backs ‘Walk for Wards’ to thank hospital staff

A mum who clung to consciousness after an epic 37 hour labour, is backing Sheffield Hospitals Charity’s latest major fundraising walk to thank the doctors and nurses who delivered her baby son.

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Sheffield Hospitals Charity launches new lottery to help patients feel even better

Sheffield Hospitals Charity has launched a new lottery as a fun and exciting way to raise vital funds for Sheffield’s NHS hospitals and community services.

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Sponsored walk set to raise £20,000 for Jessop Wing Maternity Hospital

On Sunday 22nd May, Rother Valley Country Park saw hundreds of mums, dads, children, friends and families wear their favourite superhero costumes and descend upon the green to take part in the third annual Jessops Buggy Push.

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Husband runs 5 marathons in 3 days to thank hospitals for saving his wife

A devoted husband has run 130 miles in just three days to raise cash for Sheffield Hospitals Charity as a thank you to the staff who kept his wife alive through a devastating illness.

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Charity dinner to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis hub

A Sheffield cystic fibrosis (CF) sufferer has spoken for the first time about the state-of-the-art support she receives at a flagship city medical facility- and is backing the latest efforts to raise vital funds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity to support its work.

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City rivals come together for charity football match and raise thousands

An annual charity football match between Sheffield United fans and Sheffield Wednesday Fans has raised £4903 towards the build of a brand new, state-of-the-art helipad at the Northern General Hospital.

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Join thousands of people who will Walk for Wards to help make local people in hospital

Join thousands of people across the UK who will Walk for Wards to help make local people feel even better whilst in hospital.

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Miracle baby mum raising cash for hospital which cared for daughter

The indebted Sheffield mum of a premature baby girl will be jumping out of a plane for Sheffield Hospitals Charity, to thank the ‘superheroes’ who kept her daughter alive.

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Dentist hits streets to raise vital funds for helipad

A Sheffield children’s dentist is calling on the region’s runners to join her in raising vital funds for a new £2 million, state-of-the-art helipad for South Yorkshire.

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Great North Run 2016

This year the Great North Run takes place on Sunday 11th September. Will you join the other 56,000 runners taking part in the world’s largest half marathon to raise tens of thousands of pounds for charitable causes?

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Help us keep families close to their babies being treated in Jessops

This month, the Charity is beginning our appeal to raise £120,000 to turn four flats into homes for families to be close to their babies being cared for on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Jessops hospital.

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Ground-breaking treatment for Multiple Sclerosis patients

A pioneering treatment for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has been developed at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.

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Calling all adrenaline junkies...

Sheffield Hospitals Charity are offering the ultimate experience for thrill-seekers in 2016.

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Local Superheroes Big Push for Jessop babies

Mums, dads, grandparents and children of all ages are being invited to take part in the third annual Jessops Buggy Push, a 5K sponsored walk to raise money for sick and premature babies in the Jessop Wing.

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Jessops Christmas Appeal

Please help Sheffield's tiniest patients in hospital this Christmas. By making a loving donation today, babies fighting to survive this Christmas will receive the very best treatment and care.

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Christmas Appeal

Will you help patients in hospital this Christmas? No one wants to face being in hospital this Christmas, but because of local people like you it can be a much brighter, happier place. By making a loving donation, you can help to share the magic of Christmas and put a smile on every patients' face.

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Donation in thanks for Larry’s care

The nursing care provided to a little boy born seven weeks premature has led to a donation of 5,600 nappies to Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Sheffield turns purple for premature babies

Sheffield Hospitals Charity are inviting local families who have had babies cared for on the Jessop Wing Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to join them in raising awareness of premature babies and the struggles they face.

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Massage Therapy Service for Cancer Patients Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Cancer patients have been receiving massage therapies to relieve their stress for 20 years thanks to the generous backing of Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Riders complete 200 mile bike ride for Sheffield Helipad Appeal

On Saturday the 12th September a team of 13 Sheffield Teaching Hospital staff, friends and family took part in a sponsored bike ride to raise money to fund a new helipad site at the Northern General Hospital.

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Join us for Will Month

Write your Will for free* in November and make a difference to the lives of local patients.

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Helipad takes huge leap forward with a little help from its friends

The ‘Saving time, Saving Lives’ Helipad Appeal has taken a huge leap forward thanks to a £50,000 donation from the Sheffield League of Friends.

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Major Trauma Centre staff tackle 200 mile bike ride for Helipad Appeal in ‘Tour de MTC’

A group of hospital staff from Sheffield’s Adult Major Trauma Centre, joined by colleagues and friends are in training getting ready to hit their saddles and take on a 200 mile ‘Tour de MTC’ to raise funds for the Northern General’s new helipad appeal.

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Local Dad Goes Full Monty For Neonatal Unit

An Arbourthorne Dad has bared all for a charity event in memory of his beloved son who passed away last October.

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Healthcare company’s anniversary donation for Sheffield Helipad

A leading healthcare company has pledged to make a major donation worth £175,000 to a charity appeal to build a new helipad at Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital.

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M & S Meadowhall’s £25k charity pledge

Staff from a Marks and Spencer (M&S) store have set themselves a fundraising target of £25,000 to support the Haematology Unit at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, where a member of staff is currently undergoing treatment.

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Bell & Buxton’s Walk for Wards

Staff at Bell & Buxton Solicitors are sponsoring our Walk for Wards event and have entered a team of 11 staff into the 5k or 10k walk at the beautiful Longshaw Estate in the Peak District National Park on Sunday 5th July.

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Yorkshire Half Marathon

Huge thanks to the more than 70 runners who took part in the first ever Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon to support Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Buggy Push Lite

Lodge Moor nursery is the first to sign up for our new “Buggy Push Lite”; a new ‘do-it-yourself’ version of our popular annual event, the Jessops Buggy Push.

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Buggy Push kindly supported by Duo Call

We are really pleased to be able to officially announce that Duo Call Communications are kindly supporting this year's Buggy Push event.

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Early Bird discount for Buggy Push 2015

We are so excited about the 2015 Buggy Push that we have extended the early bird discount until Valentine's Day. You don't need a buggy - or even a baby - to take part. You can book your place by visiting www.jessopsbuggypush.eventbrite.co.uk or contacting us on 0114 271 1351 or jessopsbuggypush@shct.nhs.uk.

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New Event - The Triple Whammy

We are very pleased to add a new event to our list for 2015! Held at Magna, in Rotherham, this is the ultimate experience for thrill-seekers and features three adrenaline-filled experiences.

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Festive Stockings for Sick and Premature Babies

Christmas stockings packed with festive baby gifts are now hanging from incubators at the NICU at the Jessop Wing thanks to the kindness of staff at IT and telecommunications firm DuoCall.

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Please support patients in hospital this Christmas...

My name is Natalie and this is the story of our son's birth and how we all spent his first Christmas in hospital.

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Your donations help transform food for cystic fibrosis patients

New charity-funded dietitian, Ellie Tidswell, has started work with cystic fibrosis (CF) patients in transforming the food and catering systems at the Northern General's Adult CF Centre and helping young CF patients in the difficult task of maintaining a healthy weight.

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New helipad to save time and lives at the Northern General Hospital

We are very excited to be launching the Sheffield Helipad Appeal. The “Saving Time, Saving Lives” campaign is kicking off today with a launch at the Northern General Hospital – the site where the new helipad will be built.

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Master Cutler's Challenge comes to an end

The Master Cutler’s Challenge came to a close on Friday 19th with an awards ceremony at Whirlow Hall Farm. The outgoing Master Cutler Tony Pedder praised the ingenuity and inventiveness behind the fundraising events which raised over £105,000 for the Challenge.

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Volunteers get RAD!

We were thrilled to be chosen as the charity partner for this years Color Me Rad and over 30 of our fantastic volunteers helped out on the day, making the event one to remember and raising money for Sheffield hospitals at the same time.

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Update on Master Cutler Challenge

With less than two months to go until the end of the 2014 Master Cutler’s Challenge, we’ve been so impressed with the fundraising events and activities that our teams have been organising to raise money. Teams have done everything from an 'EPIC' Pancake Day event (pictured), a mock tribunal, charity calendar, bake offs and cocktail nights through to golf days, long-distance swims, skydives, football competitions and tickets to watch Le Tour!

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Magical music in Sheffield's green and pleasant land

Concert goers who braved the rain at Music In The Gardens on Saturday evening were rewarded with an evening of wonderful music from the Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra, and the sunshine even put in an apprearance!

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I'm Walking for my Daddy

This was the simple sign on 2-year old Corey-George's T-shirt as he completed Sunday's Walk for Wards event. He was part of a group of family and friends all striding out to support the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre at the Northern General Hospital. They were raising funds for the unit to say thank you for the incredible support provided to Michael Blackett.

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Walk for Wards a 'wonderful day'

The first ever Walk for Wards event on Sunday 29 June was a great success according to those who took part. More than 60 people put on their walking boots and completed either the 5km or 10km course around the spectacular Longshaw Estate in the Peak District.

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Mum joins our ‘Walks for Wards’ in memory of her son Michael

Proud mum and Grandma Andrea Blackett from Barnsley will be striding out to the Peak District on Sunday 29 June to take part in our Walk for Wards event in honour of her son Michael who sadly passed away in October 2013, aged just 26.

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Buggy push a great success

More than 250 people completed the first Jessops Buggy Push at Rother Valley Country Park on Sunday 11 May. Spririts were high as people of all ages completed the 5km walk. Although sponsorship is still coming in, the event has already raised more than £9,000 for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Jessops.

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