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The Evelina Children Appeal

1 team member

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p]WE'VE HIT!![/p][p]Thank you Nick, who donated £800 last night, to take us over our target after four years![/p][p]---------------------------------------------------------------------------------[/p][lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]After setting out almost four years ago to fundraise £100,000 for Evelina London Children’s Hospital to buy vital life-saving equipment, the News has just £772 left to go before we reach our target.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Since giving ourselves the ambitious target back in 2013, our own News staff have swum the English Channel, climbed the three highest peaks in the UK in 24 hours, staged a Full Monty show on the Old Kent Road, painted portraits for auction, sung Christmas carols at Tower Bridge, swum the Hellespont strait between Asia and Europe, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro - the highest peak in Africa, cycled from London to Paris in 24 hours and taken part in the toughest footrace on earth, the Marathon des Sables in the Sahara.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Friends, family and readers of the paper have gone above and beyond to help –  including seven brave readers who performed a Full Monty in front of hundreds of onlookers at a packed club, after training for months. Even the leader of Southwark Council spent a day performing some of his staff’s toughest jobs, from rat catching to bin emptying. [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]They have knitted, raffled, run marathons, swum in the Channel team, school children have held fundraising days, the Leader of Southwark Council has spent a day doing the hardest jobs of his staff, from rat catching to bin emptying. The former Mayor of Southwark has hosted a charity night at the Globe, there's been a Charlie Chaplin fun run, supermarket donations, Dulwich Hamlet charity football match, and a classic car rally in Italy. There have been fundraising days in the market square in Bermondsey, and a local firm, Southwark Metals, stepped in with an incredible £20,000 cheque.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]But now, with just a fraction of our target still left to raise, we’re asking you to help us in one final push to hit our target.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Dr Grenville Fox, clinical director for children’s medical services and consultant neonatologist at Evelina London, said: “We are delighted that Southwark News has been able to raise such a substantffial amount through their fundraising efforts on behalf of Evelina London. [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]“This work has helped provide the latest in cutting-edge equipment in our neonatal unit, and will con-tinue to help us provide the very best specialist care for premature and sick babies. [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]“All our hard-working and dedicated staff, and most importantly the parents and guardians of the chil-dren we look after, are truly appreciative of Southwark News’ fantastic fundraising efforts.”[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]The work that the Evelina carries out is truly inspirational – treating children with all manner of illnesses and conditions, in an environment that doesn’t feel like a hospital in the least.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]The money we raise will buy:[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]The Evelina urgently needs another two ventilators.One infant warming system - £15,000This is an open cot that provides heat for babies that are too sick to maintain their own temperature. It has an open top, which means that parents are able to hold their baby’s hand.One intensive care cot - £19,000 The Evelina’s intensive care cots, which mimic the womb, are in high demand, and they need as many as they can get.£14,000 to Evelina Hospital SchoolThe Evelina Hospital School provides one-to-one bedside tuition for children at the hospital, many of whom are battling life-threatening illnesses. They are currently only funded for half of the places they need.£100,000 is a huge amount to raise – but with your help, we hope that we can achieve it! We’re almost there!Thank you on behalf of the Evelina Children for your support.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Two baby ventilators – £52,000 [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Ventilators are crucial for very premature babies who are born as young as 24 weeks, and weighing just 500grams – the same as a bag of sugar.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]It is vital that they go straight into a baby ventilator, which breathes for them. Without them the babies wouldn’t survive.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]The Evelina urgently needs another two ventilators.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]One infant warming system - £15,000[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]This is an open cot that provides heat for babies that are too sick to maintain their own temperature. It has an open top, which means that parents are able to hold their baby’s hand.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]One intensive care cot - £19,000 [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]The Evelina’s intensive care cots, which mimic the womb, are in high demand, and they need as many as they can get.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]£14,000 to Evelina Hospital School[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]The Evelina Hospital School provides one-to-one bedside tuition for children at the hospital, many of whom are battling life-threatening illnesses. They are currently only funded for half of the places they need.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]£100,000 is a huge amount to raise – but with your help, we hope that we can achieve it! We’re almost there![lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Thank you on behalf of the Evelina Children for your support.[lt]/div[gt] [p][b] After setting out almost four years ago to fundraise £100,000 for Evelina London Children’s Hospital to buy vital life-saving equipment, the News has just £772 left to go before we reach our target.[/b][/p][p][lt]br /[gt]Since giving ourselves the ambitious target back in 2013, our own News staff have swum the English Channel, climbed the three highest peaks in the UK in 24 hours, staged a Full Monty show on the Old Kent Road, painted portraits for auction, sung Christmas carols at Tower Bridge, swum the Hellespont strait between Asia and Europe, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro - the highest peak in Africa, cycled from London to Paris in 24 hours and taken part in the toughest footrace on earth, the Marathon des Sables in the Sahara.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt]Friends, family and readers of the paper have gone above and beyond to help –  including seven brave readers who performed a Full Monty in front of hundreds of onlookers at a packed club, after training for months. Even the leader of Southwark Council spent a day performing some of his staff’s toughest jobs, from rat catching to bin emptying. [/p][p][lt]br /[gt]They have knitted, raffled, run marathons, swum in the Channel team, school children have held fundraising days, the Leader of Southwark Council has spent a day doing the hardest jobs of his staff, from rat catching to bin emptying. The former Mayor of Southwark has hosted a charity night at the Globe, there's been a Charlie Chaplin fun run, supermarket donations, Dulwich Hamlet charity football match, and a classic car rally in Italy. There have been fundraising days in the market square in Bermondsey, and a local firm, Southwark Metals, stepped in with an incredible £20,000 cheque.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt]But now, with just a fraction of our target still left to raise, we’re asking you to help us in one final push to hit our target.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt]Dr Grenville Fox, clinical director for children’s medical services and consultant neonatologist at Evelina London, said: “We are delighted that Southwark News has been able to raise such a substantffial amount through their fundraising efforts on behalf of Evelina London. [lt]br /[gt]“This work has helped provide the latest in cutting-edge equipment in our neonatal unit, and will con-tinue to help us provide the very best specialist care for premature and sick babies. [lt]br /[gt]“All our hard-working and dedicated staff, and most importantly the parents and guardians of the chil-dren we look after, are truly appreciative of Southwark News’ fantastic fundraising efforts.”[lt]br /[gt]The work that the Evelina carries out is truly inspirational – treating children with all manner of illnesses and conditions, in an environment that doesn’t feel like a hospital in the least.[/p][p]The money we raise will buy:[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt][b]Two baby ventilators – £52,000 [lt]br /[gt][/b]Ventilators are crucial for very premature babies who are born as young as 24 weeks, and weighing just 500grams – the same as a bag of sugar.It is vital that they go straight into a baby ventilator, which breathes for them. Without them the babies wouldn’t survive.The Evelina urgently needs another two ventilators.[/p][p][b]One infant warming system - £15,000[/b][/p][p]This is an open cot that provides heat for babies that are too sick to maintain their own temperature. It has an open top, which means that parents are able to hold their baby’s hand.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt][b]One intensive care cot - £19,000 [/b][/p][p]The Evelina’s intensive care cots, which mimic the womb, are in high demand, and they need as many as they can get.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt][b]£14,000 to Evelina Hospital School[/b][/p][p]The Evelina Hospital School provides one-to-one bedside tuition for children at the hospital, many of whom are battling life-threatening illnesses. They are currently only funded for half of the places they need.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt]£100,000 is a huge amount to raise – but with your help, we hope that we can achieve it! We’re almost there!Thank you on behalf of the Evelina Children for your support.[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt][/p][p][/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

08 Apr 2016

Supporters

Jan 29, 2017

Anonymous

Jan 27, 2017

Anonymous

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jan 26, 2017

nick

yo

£800.00 plus £200.00 Gift Aid

Jan 26, 2017

Anonymous

Wishing you a speedy recovery Erina Deliu!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jan 26, 2017

Lisa & Richard Dalton

Thank you for raising money to support this fantastic children's hospital

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jan 26, 2017

Anonymous

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 4, 2016

Hazel Game

Well done, yet again. Its wonderful that you do these things.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 22, 2016

nick

see you soon(ish)

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 1, 2016

Jennifer Fresacher

Well done Chris - so proud of you, especially after reading about the marathon. Lots of love, Jen x

£50.00

Apr 28, 2016

Matt Kleinman

A legend of a tent buddy. A man whose concept of weight leaves a lot to be desired and who by the end of the challenge was as lethal a weapon as Matt Snow. Thanks for helping me achieve my goal. Without you it wouldn't have been possible.

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