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King’s Mill Hospital Neonatal Unit, Mansfield

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10th Anniversary Celebrations

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What a wonderful time we all had on Saturday 8th September at our Family Fun Day to celebrate our 10th Anniversary!  The weather may not have been kind but it did not prevent over 300 people coming along and enjoying inflatables, donkey rides, animal handling, segways, games, stalls and fabulous entertainment from the Star & Stage theatre group!  It was great to see so many supporters – some we have seen before but many came along for the first time and some were families we have supported on the unit – it was fabulous to have you all with us!

As part of our celebrations, we also drew our 10th Anniversary Raffle.  All winners have now been notified and prizes either delivered or are on their way!  Here is a full list of all the prizes and winning ticket numbers:

1 – Kindle – 222 – Rosie & Ken

2 – Bosch Kettle – 404 – John

3 – £50 Experience Day Voucher – 430 – Matt

4 – Chanel No 5 – 376 – Jen

5 – Bombay Sapphire – 334 – Charlotte

6 – Whisky – 176 – Caroline

7 – 2 x tickets for Guys & Dolls – 30 – Nicola & Richard

8 – 2 x tickets for Guys & Dolls – 255 – Kelly

9 – £15 Kings Mill Farm Voucher – 701 – Kirsty

10 – £25 ELC Voucher – 200 – Joanne

11 – £20 Skills Voucher – 583 – Jayne

12 – Wine – 361 – Debbie

13 – Heights of Abraham Family Pass – 442 – Danni

14 – Floralands Farm Park Family Pass – 567 – Kelly

15 – Wood Fired Pizza for 2 at And Why Not – 83 – Mandy

16 – Bayliss & Harding Set – 546 – Martine

17 – Eeyore – 488 – Jane

18 – Prosecco – 406 – Irene

19 – Prosecco – 124 – Debbie

20 – Laura Ashley Set – 265 – Mavis

21 – Bottled Beers – 292 – Tina

22 – Dairy Box – 533 – Diane

23 – Bucks Fizz – 27 – Carole

24 – Champagne – 116 – Margot

25 – Diffuser & Candle Set – 70 – Stuart

26 – M&S Summer in a Box – 15 – Emma

27 – Wasjig – 252 – Lyndsey

28 – Leaf Diffuser – 289 – Tina

29 – Along Came Betty Set – 608 – Sarah

30 – Body Butter Collection – 180 – Caroline

31 – Fuzzy Duck – 489 – Jane

32 – Thorntons Moments – 266 – Ana

 

Huge thanks to everyone who bought tickets and to all who donated prizes and congratulations to all our winners!


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Raffle Tickets on Sale Now!

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Our 10th Anniversary Raffle will be drawn at the Family Fun Day on Saturday 8th September and tickets are now on sale for £1 each.  Prizes include a Kindle, Bosch Styline Kettle, £50 Experience Days Voucher, Heights of Abraham Family Pass, Floralands Farm Park Family Pass, £25 Early Learning Centre Voucher, £15 Kings Mill Farm Voucher, Wood Fired Pizza for 2 at And Why Not, Pair of tickets to see Guys & Dolls at Mansfield Palace Theatre, Chanel No 5 perfume, Meal for 2 at Santini Restaurant and much more!

To buy tickets, please e-mail Clare at admin@emilyharrisfoundation.org or contact us through our Facebook page.  Payment can be made by cash, through our PayPal Giving page or via Bank Transfer.

Many thanks for your support and good luck!


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10th Anniversary Raffle

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Alongside our 1oth Anniversary Family Fun Day, we are also going to be holding a Raffle.  Tickets will go on sale in the next 2-3 weeks so watch this space for how to buy one (or more!).  The draw will take place at the Family Fun Day on Saturday 8th September.  If you are able to donate a prize for the raffle, please do get in touch!  Here is a sample of what we have been given so far:

£50 voucher to be used towards any experience provided by Experience Days.

Family Pass to Heights of Abraham.

Family Pass to Floralands Farm Park.

Voucher for the Young Vanish.

Meal for 2 at Santini’s Restaurant.

Tickets to see Guys & Dolls at Mansfield Palace Theatre.

Plus lots more…..


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10th Anniversary Family Fun Day – Saturday 8th September

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We are very excited with our plans for our 10th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday 8th September at St Philip Neri School in Mansfield.  The Family Fun Day will run from 11am to 3pm and so far with have the following exciting activites arranged:

Body Zorb Football, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Slackline, Archery, Segways & Karts all thanks to Sf4Kids.

Glitter Tattoos, Festival Face Glitter, Face Paint and Hair Braiding.

Ice Cream van thanks to Manfredi’s Ices.

Donkey Rides thanks to Real Donkeys.

Animal Handling with White Post Farm.

Soft Toy Tombola, Sweets stall, Cake Stall, Water & Wine Stall, Avon Stall, Notts & Lincs Air Ambulance, Candy Floss, Pop Corn, Jewellery Stall, Refreshments and more still to be confirmed so watch this space!

If anyone would like a stall, then please do get in touch – we’d love to have you join us!  Alternatively, if you can help out running another stall, then do let us know and we’ll find you a job!

Looking forward to seeing you there!


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Annual Report 2017-18

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Following our AGM on Saturday, the Annual Report prepared by our Chair of Trustees, Neil Harris, is now available to view.  We would like to thank everyone who has supported the charity over the past 12 months and we look forward to continuing our work for the next year and beyond!

Annual Report 17-18


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AGM – Saturday 7th July

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We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Saturday 7th July to which all supporters are invited. Please get in touch if you would like to attend and we will provide details of the time and location.

Following the AGM the Annual Report prepared by our Chair of Trustees will be made available through the website.


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Small Charities Week

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June 18th – June 23rd is Small Charities Week – an opportunity to raise awareness about small charities and the impact they are having.  One of the ways in which you can support us during this week is to help us in entering the Social Media competitions being run by the Small Charities Week organisers.  All that is required is for you to post a picture of yourself holding a poster that says “I love Emily Harris Foundation because….” and the reasons you love us!  This can be posted to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Instructions on where to post and what to put are here:

The Twitter Competition:

Tweet your photo message, making sure you include @EmHFoundation and
the #ILoveSmallCharities hashtag. You must also mention @SCWeek18 in your tweet so all of
our entries are acknowledged and counted.

If you haven’t got a camera you can simply tweet your message of love in less than 280
characters making sure you include @EmHFoundation, @SCWeek18 and the
#ILoveSmallCharities hashtag

The Facebook Competition:

Post your photo message to the Small Charity Week Facebook wall, making sure you include
Emily Harris Foundation and the #ILoveSmallCharities hashtag.

If you haven’t got a camera you can simply post your message of love to our wall making
sure you include Emily Harris Foundation and the #ILoveSmallCharities hashtag.

The Instagram Competition:

Post your photo message to your Instagram account, making sure you tag Emily Harris Foundation and use the #ILoveSmallCharities hashtag.  You must also tag @SCWeek18 in your photo so all of our entries are acknowledged and counted.

If you prefer, you can take a photograph and send it to Emily Harris Foundation either via email (admin@emilyharrisfoundation.org) or via Facebook asking us to post it on any or all of the Social Media forums for you!

You can download a template for the poster here!

 I-Love-Because-poster-template

The charity with the most unique posts at the end of the week will win £150 in each of the competitions!

So, get downloading, writing your reasons for loving us, smile, photograph and post!!!


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Shopping on Amazon?

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We are now registered with Amazon Smile which means that if you are shopping on Amazon and go through their Smile website, you can enable us to receive 0.5% on eligible purchases! 

Simply click on the link, choose Emily Harris Foundation and shop as you normally would!

An easy way to enable us to get more money at no cost to yourselves!

Amazon Smile


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World Cup Competition

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If any of you have been supporting us for some time, you may remember that for the past 2 Football World Cups, we have run a competition to raise a few pounds for the Charity and to add a bit more interest to the football (especially if you are not a fan!!).  You do not need to have any knowledge of football to enter – all you will need is contained on the sheet!  Basically, you just have to predict which teams will progress through the various stages and have a guess at a few more questions!  It costs £2 to enter and all completed entries will need to be returned to us by midnight on Wednesday 13th June.   There will be a small prize for the winner!

To request a sheet, please email us at admin@emilyharrisfoundation.org and we will send one to you!  Payment can then be made via our PayPal Giving Page or with cash to any of the Trustees!


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East Midlands Today

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Some of you may have seen a report on East Midlands Today shown on 30 May 2018 highlighting a new initiative that has been introduced on the neonatal unit that has been funded by us!  We are delighted to have been able to fund this project and to get a mention on the local news!

View the video here!


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