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King’s Mill Hospital Neonatal Unit, Mansfield

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Co-Op Local Community Fund

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We are delighted to have been accepted as one of the Charities currently being supported by the Co-Op Local Community Fund.  From 27 October 2019 until 24 October 2020, members will be able to choose us as the charity they wish to support when spending money on Co-Op branded products.  If you are not already a member, please click on the link and join here!  It only costs £1 and then 1% of what you spend on Co-Op branded goods can be donated to us if you choose us as your charity to support!  If you are already a member, please make sure you choose us as your charity by logging into your account here.  You may need to search a wider geographical area to find us!


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Curry Night – Tickets On Sale Now!

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Tickets for the Curry Night at the Mangrove Indian Bistro and Grill are now on sale at £20 each.  £6 of the ticket price comes straight to the charity.  The evening will consist of a 3 course banquet style meal, including poppadoms, starters and main courses.  Previous events have proved popular and feedback has always been good.  The food is amazing and it is a very relaxed evening.  To book tickets, please contact Clare – admin@emilyharrisfoundation.org.  Tickets can be paid for either by cash, bank transfer, cheque or via our PayPal Giving Page.  Why not get a group of friends together and book a table of 6, 8 or 10?  We’d love to see you there!


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Volunteers Wanted – Mansfield Town Bucket Collection – 02/11/19

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We have again secured a bucket collection at Mansfield Town Football Club for their home match against Colchester United on Saturday 2nd November.  Volunteers will be required to arrive at the ground for 1pm for a security talk and will then collect before the match, during half time and after the match.  You will be given a complimentary ticket to watch the match too!  Our last collection raised £472 so was well worth doing!  If you are interested in helping or would like some more information, please contact Clare – admin@emilyharrisfoundation.org.


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Dates for Your Diary!

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We have two events booked in over the next few months, so get those dates blocked in your diary and come and join in the fun!

On Sunday 10th November we will be returning to the Mangrove Indian Bistro & Grill in Mansfield for a fabulous 3-course buffet style meal.  We are just awaiting confirmation of the price and then tickets will be going on sale, so watch this space!  Why not get a few friends together and book a table of 8?

Looking into the New Year we have another, ever popular, Race Night for you to look forward to.  This will be held on Saturday 8th February at Mansfield Town Football Club with chip cobs included in the price of a ticket!  Again, watch this space for more details and for when tickets go on sale!  Bring the whole family along to cheer on the horses and do get in touch if you are a business who would like to sponsor one of the races!


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Brave folk Skydive for Charity!

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On Sunday 22nd September, four brave supporters will be taking to the heights and undertaking a tandem skydive to raise money for us!  Lauren Booker and her partner Zak Flint have much experience of the neonatal unit with their children and they were keen to give something back so initiated this idea of a skydive!  They will be joined by Charity Supporter, Paul Tibble, and Charlotte Godber who works on the neonatal unit.  If you would like to support these daredevils, they would really appreciate sponsorship to make the daring challenge worthwhile!  Follow the link to our event page on Virgin Money Giving and click on the person you wish to sponsor!

Thank you!


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Great North Run – Support us Please!

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With just over 2 week to go until the Great North Run, 6 of us are completing our final preparations for the big day!  Clare & Neil Harris (founders of the Emily Harris Foundation), Phil Beardsley, Claire Maddon, Kirsty Fairbain-Wint and Matthew Carr have been training and rallying their friends and family to sponsor them in an attempt to raise in excess of £2000.  If you feel able to sponsor any of us, please find our pages on Virgin Money Giving by searching for the name, or follow the links from our Charity Event page.

Thank you!


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Business Wanted to Sponsor vCreate!

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Some of our regular followers may remember that the neo-natal unit launched the use of vCreate in May last year and it has proved to be a resounding success for families who find themselves with a baby on the unit.

vCreate is a secure video messaging service that allows staff to send video updates to parents for those times when they’re unable to be with their child.  Upon discharge, all the videos can be downloaded by parents to keep and they are then wiped from the system at the unit.  Over the past 12 months, the feedback from parents who have benefitted from this technology has been overwhelming. 

We would love to be able to continue to provide vCreate.  It costs £4320 for the year for enough licences to ensure all parents can benefit.  If you own a business or know someone who does, you could elect to sponsor vCreate for the unit and have your company logo displayed on all the videos that are sent to parents. 

For more information, or to discuss this further, please contact Clare – admin@emilyharrisfoundation.org  


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Crisp Packet Recycling Scheme

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In conjunction with the Terracycle Recycling company, we are excited to launch our Crisp Packet Recycling Scheme.  This simply involves everyone collecting their empty crisp packets and donating them to us!  We will then send them to Terracycle who will recycle the packets and allocate points to us dependent on the amount of packets sent.  These points will then be converted into cash donated back to us!

Any brand of crisp packet and any size is accepted.  The only things we cannot accept are popcorn bags, crisp tubes, pretzel bags or meat snack bags.  All general crisp packets can be donated.  Simply flatten them and pass them to us!

For more information and to make a donation of crisp packets, please contact Clare – admin@emilyharrisfoundation.org.


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Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge – Fundraising Opportunity!

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One of our supporters, Craig Stinson, has arranged a trip to undertake the 3 Peaks challenge in Yorkshire, on Saturday 8 June from 8am to 8pm.  The challenge involves climbing Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, walking approximately 26 miles along the way!  The challenge is to complete it in 12 hours.  Craig is using a company to guide the challenge and there will be around 90 people taking part, all raising money for different charities.  If you are considering a challenge and would like to raise some money for us in the process, this is a great opportunity!

For more information, and to register, please e-mail Craig directly – craig.stinson@hotmail.co.uk.


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Bid for £75 Photography Voucher!

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We have been donated 5 vouchers each to the value of £75 for Philip Anthony Photography based in York. Each voucher includes a FREE photoshoot PLUS £75 to spend on any photos that you like! The voucher is valid for the next 3 months. We are offering these to the 5 highest bidders who submit a bid by Thursday 14th February at 12noon. Bids can be placed by emailing admin@emilyharrisfoundation.org! Please share and spread the word!


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