Thank you to October's fundraisers
Thank you to our wonderful fundraisers for October. Without you we could not acheive our aim of further enhancing the care we give to patients, their loved ones and to our staff at the West Suffolk Hospital.
Great Whelnetham Football held a barbeque, disco and raffle and doanted £442.50 to the Rainbow Ward to say thank you for the care shown to their families.
Sainsbury's in Mildenhall are supporting our Love Your Nodes campaign and held a raffle to raise funds.
The Aquarius Singers performed a wonderful concert inspired by the works of William Shakespeare. The singers raised money for our stoma and cholorectal department
Thetford 93 walked the 93 miles of the Angles Way raising £3324 for our Love Your Nodes campaign.
Jess Davies and Sian Ramsey endured a 26 mile cycle ride for our palliative care team to thank them for the care given to their grandma, Elizabeth Davies.
Tina and her son Josh Pearson donated a television and an xbox to the Macmillan unit's family room. Josh won the xbox and kindly decided he would like to give it to others to use. Tina decided they should add a new television too and raised the money at a summer fete.
Meredith Greengrass helped enable us to create comfort packs for families. The packs contain a variety of items including wipes, a toothbrush and paste, and will be given to family members who are unexpectedly sitting at the bedside of their loved ones in their last days.
Denise Bradley, a nurse on the Macmillan unit created badges to hold staffs ID badges. The flower badges were made from used IV bottle lids and raised £200 for the Macmillan unit.
Bury Young Farmers held a 60th anniversary ball and raised £1000 to our Macmillan unit to thank them for the care they give.
Chantelle Dodd organised a clairvoyant evening with Fiona Nicholls and raised £1279 to thank the Neonatal unit for the care given to her little cousin Willow.
Will and Henrietta Holmes-Smith ran the Bournmouth marathon and half marathon and raised an incredible £1200 for ward F9 to thank them for the care given to their mother.
Martin Roper and Wayne Watson, two MRI radiographers, completed the Thames Path Valley challenge and raised £1245 for our Love Your Nodes campaign.
Andreas Wales wanted to thank the critical care unit for looking after his niece Charlie. He set off on a non stop 24 hour motorbike marathon from the Hook of Holland to Lithuania and raised £3308.33 for the unit.
Pam Epson raised money to buy a Sarastedy for the stroke unit. Despite having had a stroke herself, receiving ongoing treatment for cancer and looking after her husband, Pam held two open gardens this spring and summer.
Finally a joint thank you to Tom Murray, Phil Morley, Bury St Edmunds Audi, Optimus Design, Jan Bloomfield and Barrie Appleby for donating prizes to the Ultimate Charity Auction.