met the Manager, Russell Blackburn, and his staff
at Sainsbury's to give us an idea what being their
Charity of the
Year involved. The Staff of Sainsburys
chose two charities and the customers then voted
who they would prefer and this year the
League of Friends of Helston Community Hospital
will be joining Sainsbury's staff in the following:-
28 October 7 p.m. Cheese and Wine Evening
and talk by John Strike at the Hospital.
This was a great success and raised £657.60.
All wine and cheese provided by Sainsbury's
Saturday and Sunday
17 18 December Collecting
and Raffle at Sainsburys
17 December we will be serving Mulled
Wine and mince pies at Sainsburys
for donations to the League of Friends and having
singers singing carols in the Café. Come
and join us!
16 April 2017 Car Boot Sale in Sainsburys
Car Park from 10 a.m. 1 p.m.
with a Childrens Easter Bonnet Parade.
and David have replaced the panels broken in the
recent storm and made the Sensory Garden secure
Englefield presenting a cheque for £2.550
to Chairman Jo Coward August 2016
. Pippa organized a Jazz in the Garden together
with an Auction, Raffle and BBQ. What a wonderful
effort and this money will be allocated in October
for equipment to be used in the hospital.
to right, Ann Ferris, Pippa Englefield, Jo Coward
(chairman) Wendy Wallis (secretary)
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. Monday 17 October 2016 at 2.00
Rugby Colts presenting Jo Coward, the Chairman
of the LOF, with a cheque for £400.
boys raised the money by doing a 24 hour marathon
have provided the following this month for the comfort
of the patients at the Hospital.Pilgrim and treloar
- replacement TV room 14 £237
Easter Eggs £54.75 (5 donated by Sainsburys),
8 Commodes £2792 (£20 restricted funds
utilized), 25 Stacking chairs £508.50,Items
agreed and still outstanding, 2 x Rondish Sensory
Mats £532.00, Paediatric Pulse Oximeter £158.70,
2 x Phase 111 Matresses £3100, 2 x Cose chairs
monies given to the League of Friends at the Helston
Community Hospital goes straight into equipment for
the Hospital and there are no
administration fees. So please remember we can
only continue to give the Hospital our support if you
continue to support us.THE LEAGUE of FRIENDS of THE
HELSTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Registered Charity Number: 285734
donations can be left at Reception at the Hospital or
sent to our Treasurer Sue Atkins c/o the Helston Community
Hospital, Helston TR13 8DR
getting down to weeding and redesigning the Sensory
Garden April 2016
Lynda Mchale and Sister Teresa and Dr Ken Whittle
thanked the members
of the Helston/Lizard Rotary Club for renovating the
benches in the Sensory Garden. Spring 2016
of the League is to relieve patients and former patients of
the Helston Community Hospital who are sick, convalescent;
disabled, handicapped, infirm or in need of financial assistance
and, generally to support the charitable work of the Hospital.
The League supplements the service by providing facilities,
buildings and equipment which may be required for the treatment
of such patients.
works closely with the Primary Care Trust and the Matron and
Staff to make this one of the best Community Hospitals in
Cornwall. The League provided the "Jack Johns Suite"
which was built onto the hospital for the use of patients
families when they need to be with their "loved ones"
for long periods of time. It gives them the opportunity to
prepare a snack for themselves, shower and just relax for
an hour without leaving the hospital. The League is also providing
a Conservatory and Sensory
Garden at the request of the Matron
and Staff. (Click
on "Purchases" for more photos