Daisy Appeal Sets Target For Launch Of Space Age Weapon In Fight Against Killer Diseases

Daisy Appeal Sets Target For Launch Of Space Age Weapon In Fight Against Killer Diseases
June 11, 2020

The charity behind a campaign to raise £8.5 million to provide a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital has set a target for completion by the end of this year and operation early in 2021 after construction resumed at the site.

The Daisy Appeal has also released the first pictures of the state-of-the-art complex which will improve accuracy and detection rates for cancer, heart disease and dementia in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

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Law Firm Based In Hull Racks Up Donations For Charity Partners

Law Firm Based In Hull Racks Up Donations For Charity Partners
April 21, 2020

A law firm which launched a double charity drive after setting up an Employee Forum has handed over the proceeds to the first good causes to benefit from the scheme.

The team at Rollits are now preparing to announce details of its selected charity for 2020-21, which will reap the rewards of fundraising activities starting next month.

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Cyclists To Set New Fundraising Target For Pyrenees Pedal Challenge

Cyclists To Set New Fundraising Target For Pyrenees Pedal Challenge
April 15, 2020

A charity cycle team is set to smash its target well before the riders set off after passing the five-figure halfway point even before confirming a new date for their challenge.

But the Paris 2 Benitachell 2020 team won’t be coasting as they countdown to their test of 1,000 miles in nine days – they’ll be putting as much effort into the fund-raising as their pedalling with the aim of leaving their initial £20,000 target back in the distance.

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WISHH COVID-19 Appeal – Hull Hospitals

WISHH COVID-19 Appeal – Hull Hospitals
April 1, 2020

Hull Hospitals would like to thank all of the amazing companies, individuals and organisations who have already come forward offering support to our staff and hospitals for the care we are providing patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.   

Supported by our Hull Hospital’s official charity, WISHH, there are a number of ways you can help the Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital and the staff who are working tirelessly on delivering care to our patients during these exceptional times.

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Ukulele Band Making Music To Support The Daisy Appeal

Ukulele Band Making Music To Support The Daisy Appeal
February 17, 2020

A ukulele band which recently handed over a donation to the Daisy Appeal from an impromptu live show and CD sales is going on the fund-raising trail again later this month.

The Assembly Line Ukulele Band is expecting a full house for a music evening in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research at the Sun Inn, Beverley, on Saturday 22 February.

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Dorchester Hotel Documentary Prompts Chef To Reprint Memoir For Charity

Dorchester Hotel Documentary Prompts Chef To Reprint Memoir For Charity
January 27, 2020

A chef who has raised thousands of pounds for charity by telling the tales of a career which took him from The Dorchester in London’s Park Lane to some of the top kitchens in East Yorkshire will share his stories on national TV this week.

Derek Baugh, who won acclaim as Managing Director of Willerby Manor Hotel and as owner with his wife Lee of the renowned Manor House Hotel in Walkington, will celebrate the broadcast by ordering a reprint of “Memories of a Dorchester Chef and Beyond” to raise more money for the Daisy Appeal.

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Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations

Daisy Appeal Says Thank You With A Silver Flower As Nicky Is Knocked Out By Nominations
January 17, 2020

A mother of two young children has been presented with a special gift on behalf of a leading local charity after being nominated by family and friends for her bravery in undergoing treatment for cancer and a stroke.

Nicky Hern Holthuysen, who lives near Anlaby, received a specially hand-crafted daisy charm from Karen Guest, Partner at Guest & Phillips jewellers and a trustee of the Daisy Appeal.

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Charity To Give Away Festive Jewellery Daisy Charm

Charity To Give Away Festive Jewellery Daisy Charm
December 16, 2019

A teenager who traded a career in fixing cars for a brighter future making and mending gleaming jewellery has charmed her employer and a leading charity with a special Christmas creation.

Savannah Beal has hand-crafted a silver daisy as a gift for Karen Guest, who hired her as an apprentice in the family firm of Guest & Philips. Karen has donated the piece to the Daisy Appeal, which is now giving it away free of charge on Facebook to the most deserving recipient.

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Salon’s Sporting Heroes Double Their Money For The Daisy Appeal

Salon’s Sporting Heroes Double Their Money For The Daisy Appeal
December 7, 2019

A leading hair salon group donated more than £3,000 to the Daisy Appeal after staff completed their annual Olympics in memory of a much-loved former colleague.

Teams from the Unique salons in Beverley, Cottingham and Hessle took to the fields of Blackburn Leisure Centre in Brough for the tenth edition of the sporting challenge and racked up the total raised at “Caroline’s Day” over the years to more than £40,000.

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Family Pulls Together For A Night Of Sixties Fun And Music

Family Pulls Together For A Night Of Sixties Fun And Music
November 25, 2019

Thirty-one year old Zoe Sargent’s life was turned upside down in January when she was diagnosed with stage three cervical cancer. 

Despite the incredibly difficult time that Zoe and her family have been through, Zoe is now on the road to recovery thanks to the dedication and skill of surgeons, doctors, nurses and all the other incredible staff members from Ward 30 at Castle Hill Hospital.    Zoe is now looking well and has even returned to work as she starts to get her life back on track.  

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Marathon Challenge To Create A Sensory Room For Children At Hull Eye Hospital

Marathon Challenge To Create A Sensory Room For Children At Hull Eye Hospital
October 24, 2019

Hospital executive, Lee Bond, is about to embark on the challenge of a lifetime as he bids to run the London marathon and raise £10,000 for the WISHH.

The charity raises money for Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. Funds raised will enable the opening of a sensory room for children with additional needs including Autism, ADHD, ADD, or for children experiencing anxiety or trauma attending the Hull and East Yorkshire Eye Hospital.

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Institute of Directors Support WISHH Charity Fundraising

Institute of Directors Support WISHH Charity Fundraising
July 22, 2019

Following the successful Humber Biz week last month, featuring the Institute of Director’s (IoD) Humber Luncheon with former England footballer and manager and best-selling author, Kevin Keegan as guest speaker, the WISHH Charity which raises funds to support both Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital was one of three charities drawn to receive a cheque for £845.00.

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