Sound Of Success As Musical Masterpiece Raises Funds For Daisy Appeal

Sound Of Success As Musical Masterpiece Raises Funds For Daisy Appeal
October 4, 2021

An international opera singer and an acclaimed East Yorkshire choir hit the high notes to help a leading charity bring in six grand going on seven grand by presenting songs from an all-time favourite musical in an exclusive setting.

Mezzo-soprano Katie Marriott, who has returned to Beverley following a career singing across Europe, was joined by the Wedding Belles singers, some volunteer nuns and the host of the event at Everingham Park, near Pocklington.

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Motor Group Backs Daisy Appeal Drive To Fund Cutting-Edge Research

Motor Group Backs Daisy Appeal Drive To Fund Cutting-Edge Research
September 17, 2021

The charity behind a campaign to raise £8.5 million to provide a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital has received a £3,000 boost from the UK’s largest independent car retailer.

Staff at the York branch of Arnold Clark handed over the donation from the company’s community programme to support the Daisy Appeal, which has already raised more than £20m to fund cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for patients in the Humber region.

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Professor Embarks On Coast To Coast Walk To Support Daisy Appeal

Professor Embarks On Coast To Coast Walk To Support Daisy Appeal
September 9, 2021

A professor who played a key role in the progress of the Daisy Appeal is now backing the charity as a fundraiser with a coast to coast walk across the north of England.

Steve Haswell, who worked with the Daisy Appeal in his role as a professor in chemistry at the University of Hull, has been joined on the trek by his son Simon, who works in the laboratories at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham.

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Mezzo-Soprano To Play Maria As Charity Brings Hidden Chapel Alive With The Sound Of Music

Mezzo Soprano To Play Maria As Charity Brings Hidden Chapel Alive With The Sound Of Music
August 19, 2021

An international opera singer is heading home to East Yorkshire to perform for a life-saving charity in an exclusive, hidden gem of a venue.

Mezzo soprano Katy Marriott, who has returned to Beverley following a career singing across Europe, will be joined by the Wedding Belles choir presenting songs from The Sound of Music at The Chapel of Saint Mary and Everilda at Everingham Park.

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Fundraising Is In The Family For Daisy Appeal Skydivers

Fundraising Is In The Family For Daisy Appeal Skydivers
July 5, 2021

The family of a man who died after a long battle with cancer has again stepped up to raise money for the charity which helped prolong his life.

Elliott Tate brought in more than £1,000 for the Daisy Appeal in memory of his Grandad, Bert Purdy, and now Elliott’s cousins have teamed up with a friend to donate more than £800 after jumping out of a plane.

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Brand Experts Provide Colourful New Platform As Daisy Appeal Launches Next Campaign Phase

Brand Experts Provide Colourful New Platform As Daisy Appeal Launches Next Campaign Phase
April 19, 2021

A charity that is working to improve accuracy and detection rates for cancer, heart disease and dementia across the Hull and Humber region has unveiled a dynamic fresh brand as it enters a new campaign phase.

The Daisy Appeal, which is preparing to take ownership in the next few months of the £8.5-million radiochemistry and cyclotron unit at Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, has also launched a new website, with e-commerce a key part of a rejuvenated business fundraising drive.

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Holistic Therapist Donates Commission To Daisy Appeal

Holistic Therapist Donates Commission To Daisy Appeal
February 11, 2021

A charity which is pioneering research into cancer, heart disease and dementia is being supported by a holistic therapist’s nationwide sales network in memory of a man who lived 300 miles away.

The Daisy Appeal, which is based at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham and covers the Hull and Humber region, will benefit from a full week of commissions donated by Karen Engstrom from her business in Ackworth, West Yorkshire.

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Best-Dressed Bears And Decorative Daisies Drive Charity’s Festive Fundraising

Best-Dressed Bears And Decorative Daisies Drive Charity’s Festive Fundraising
December 16, 2020

Tailor-made teddies are taking off with charity supporters around the world to help raise money for a major medical facility which is close to completion at Castle Hill Hospital.

In addition to the best-dressed bears, customers of Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull have been placing festive orders for hand-made dogs and dinosaurs, with the amount raised for the Daisy Appeal now topping £1,000.

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Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities

Pearls And Oysters Puts Spotlight On Family Firms Supporting Charities
October 14, 2020

Two of East Yorkshire’s favourite family businesses are sharing some insight into their specialities with a suite of short films to raise money for charity.

“Pearls and Oysters” goes behind the scenes at traditional jewellers Guest & Phillips in Saturday Market, Beverley, and gets under the skin of acclaimed seafood restaurant Cerutti 2 at the town’s railway station.

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Daisy Appeal Urges Supporters To Take To The Roads For Virtual Events

Daisy Appeal Urges Supporters To Take To The Roads For Virtual Events
August 11, 2020

A charity which is working to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre in the Hull and Humber area is urging cyclists and runners across the region to show their support in two major fundraising events.

The Daisy Appeal, which is planning to open a Molecular Imaging Research (MIR) Centre at Castle Hill Hospital early next year, is targeting the My Prudential RideLondon cycle challenge and the Great North Run to boost its bid to raise £8.2m.

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Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid

Trendy Teds Dress To Impress In Daisy Appeal Fundraising Bid
July 28, 2020

Best-dressed bears are bringing a touch of Savile Row style to the efforts of a charity striving to establish an internationally renowned scanning centre at Castle Hill Hospital.

The Daisy Appeal has partnered with Cock of the Walk tailors in Hull and has secured the sewing skills of an eager volunteer to offer a range of trendy teds for sale.

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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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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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