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Children's Hospice News

Stay up to date with our services, campaigns and fundraising efforts by browsing through our latest news releases.

23 Dec

FINANCIAL RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP LLP RAISES £2000 FOR NORTHERN IRELAND CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

The Financial Research Partnership LLP based in Abbey Street, Bangor have once again supported Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice and raised £2,000 through their Annual Golf Day held at Clandeboye Golf Club.

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18 Dec

LINFIELD FOOTBALL CLUB RAISE £740 FOR NORTHERN IRELAND CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

Linfield's young stars Ross and Reece Glendinning paid a pre-Christmas visit to the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice on Tuesday 16th December to present a cheque for £740.

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09 Dec

SANTA GIVES THE MOST PRECIOUS GIFT OF ALL

This Christmas Santa is making himself at home in Beeline Cards, Unit 5, 45 Bradbury Place, Belfast, to help give the most precious gift of all – the gift of Children’s Hospice care. Families from across Belfast can call into Beeline Cards, visit Santa and tell him what they would like for Christmas. In return, Santa is asking local families to make a small donation to help him deliver a special gift to life-limited children and their families living across Northern Ireland.

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09 Dec

CREIGHTON’S OF FINAGHY WILL SHINE BRIGHT FOR NI CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

Members of the South Belfast Community are warmly invited to Creighton’s of Finaghy to join in the festivities at their annual Christmas Tree Light Switch On in support of Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice on Thursday 4th December at 7.30pm.

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02 Dec

DRUMANESS FERGUSON ENTHUSIASTS RAISE £2421 FOR NI CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

The Drumaness Ferguson Enthusiasts are delighted to announce that £2421 was raised to support the work of NI Children’s Hospice at their Vintage Tractor and Threshing Day which took place in Drumaness on Saturday 11th October.

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21 Nov

LOOKING FOR A TEACHER GIFT THIS CHRISTMAS?

Get top marks from your teacher, by supporting Northern Ireland Children's Hospice

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20 Nov

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FRIENDS OF FERMANAGH CHILDREN'S HOSPICE SUPPORT GROUP ON THEIR 10TH ANNIVERSARY

On behalf of everyone at Northern Ireland Hospice, thank you so much to the Friends of Fermanagh Children's Hospice Support Group for their dedication and support over the past 10 years!

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17 Nov

CHILDREN’S HOSPICE SUPPORT GROUP LAUNCHED IN BANBRIDGE

A group of local volunteers have joined together to form a Banbridge Support Group for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice and aim to raise much needed funds for the local children’s charity.

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17 Nov

LARNE YMCA FUNDRAISING FOR CHILDREN’S HOSPICE

The Senior Committee of Larne YMCA held a very enjoyable ‘Purple Night’ in aid of N.I. Children’s Hospice. Everyone had to wear at least one item of purple clothing, with prizes being given to those with the most purple.

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17 Nov

THE ASSOCIATION OF ART TEACHERS HOLD ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION IN AID OF NI CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

Mairead Robb - President of the Association of Art Teachers

The Association of Art Teachers held their Annual Art Exhibition in aid of N.I. Children’s Hospice. It was a fantastic event and raised £500.00 for N.I. Children’s Hospice.

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13 Nov

NEIGHBOURHOOD WARDEN SETS UP GARDEN OF HOPE FOR CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

A new Garden of Hope is being launched today in Kernan Drive, North Belfast, with the help of the Housing Executive and one of its dedicated neighbourhood officers.

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03 Nov

CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE'S PALLIATIVE CARE WEBSITE

Karen Charnley, Programme Manager at AIIHPC joins Frank Feighan TD and Grace Stewart, Care Services Manager at Northern Ireland Children's Hospice

Northern Ireland Children's Hospice is proud to be part of the launch of a new website to support parents and children with life-limiting illness.

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13 Oct

JAILBREAK FOR CHILDREN’S HOSPICE

Local people & familiar faces have pledged to sample life locked up in aid of Children’s Hospice. Visit the Just Giving page of your favourite jailbird to support Children’s Hospice services this Christmas.

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09 Oct

PSNI - ORGANISED CRIME BRANCH DONATES TO NI CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

Alan Pyper, Noel Mullan and Mark Ferguson of PSNI – Organised Crime Branch present a cheque for £3551.38 to Noreen Kennedy and Jenay Doyle from Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

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23 Sep

NORTHERN IRELAND CHILDREN’S HOSPICE TEAM ARE RECOGNISED FOR THEIR EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTION TO SICK CHILDREN WITH NATIONAL WELLCHILD AWARD

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice collected their WellChild Award for ‘Best Team’ at the star studded tenth annual WellChild Awards in London last night. The team were picked from hundreds of nominations from across the UK to win the category of Best Team by a panel of judges made up of health professionals and young people with life limiting conditions.

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12 Sep

FLAX TRUST RAISE £10,000

Ina Henry, NI Children's Hospice joins Father Myles, Chairman of Flax Trust & Mary Peacock, NI Hospice Antrim Support Group

Father Myles, Chairman of The Flax Trust recently presented a cheque to the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice for a whopping £10,000

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29 Aug

OPERATION PURPLE: THE TAKEOVER!

U105 and Northern Ireland’s Children’s Hospice are calling for all of Northern Ireland to show some serious PURPLE POWER this Autumn and join us in OPERATION PURPLE: THE TAKEOVER!

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13 Aug

CHARITY NIGHT FOR NI CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

On Sunday 17th August the Corner House Bar, Oldpark Road, will be the venue for a special social night in aid of Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

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11 Aug

ANNUAL BALLYWHISKIN FUN DAY RAISES FUNDS FOR NI CHILDREN’S HOSPICE

The Annual Ballywhiskin Fun Day took place on Saturday 19th July 2014 raising £1677.00 for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

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11 Aug

HARRY FERGUSON ANNUAL TRACTOR ROAD RUN 15TH AUGUST 2014

Harry Ferguson Celebration Committee Ltd are delighted to announce this year’s Annual Tractor Road Run will take place on Friday 15th August. This year’s nominated charity is Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

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07 Jul

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SPRING BALLOT WINNERS!

Well done to our Spring Ballot winners and sincere thanks to everyone who took part in support the Children’s Hospice

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23 Jun

NI CHILDREN'S HOSPICE REACHES OUT TO MLAs

Christine McCaughey & her son; 6 year old Blake with Chris Lyttle MLA who hosted the palliative care photographic exhibition on behalf of NI Children’s Hospice

NI Children’s Hospice reaches out to MLAs for improved palliative care for children and young people in Northern Ireland

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20 Jun

FAMILY SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE OF HORIZON WEST CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

The Moss Family from Kesh, Co. Fermanagh

A County Fermanagh family have spoken of their experience with Horizon West Children’s Hospice in Killadeas, and how it has transformed their lives

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10 Jun

LILLY'S BIG HAIRCUT FOR NI CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

Little Lilly Bell has a head full of hair, but not for much longer. The six year old from North Belfast will soon be donating most of her lovely locks to provide wigs for children who have lost their hair through cancer treatment.

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03 Jun

A BIG THANK YOU TO THE STUDENTS OF EOTAS LEARNING CENTRE

A big thank you to the students of EOTAS Learning Centre who have raised £1,412.88 and €5 for NI Children’s Hospice.

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02 Jun

LINFIELD FOOTBALL CLUB DONATES A FURTHER £3000 TO NI CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

Stephen Dickson & Kate Bingham (Linfield FC) & Noreen Kennedy, Community Fundraising Manager NI Hospice

On Tuesday 27th May a further £3,000 was donated to the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice by Linfield Football Club. Making this latest presentation to Noreen Kennedy of the Children's Hospice were Stephen Dickson and Kate Bingham from the Shankill Superstore.

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02 Jun

CHILDREN'S HOSPICE LAUNCHES 'GETTING HOME' REPORT

Northern Ireland Children's Hospice launches 'Getting Home' report evaluating the impact, outcomes and added value that ‘step down’ care provides to children, families, health and social care providers, and commissioners, in a children’s hospice setting

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30 May

SUMMER BREAKS AT CHILDREN'S HOSPICE

Caelainn at home with his Mum & Dad

Your donations make a big difference. This summer, please help to give families with life limited children a short break.

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13 May

MUSICAL MAGIC FOR NI CHILDREN’S HOSPICE

The Jenny Boggs Centre of Music Excellence is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual Charity Concert will take place Thursday 15th May at Wesley Centenary Methodist Church at 7pm.

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01 May

BIRCHES VINTAGE CLUB CELEBRATE ANOTHER GREAT FUNDRAISING EVENT

Members of the Birches Vintage Club gathered at the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown, on Monday 14th April to present £9,000 to Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. A cheque for £1,000 was also presented by the Club to Friends of the Children’s Cancer Centre. The money was raised through the Club’s Annual Charity Supper Dance which took place in the Seagoe Hotel on Saturday 1st March 2014.

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01 May

MANCHESTER UNITED LEGENDS UNITE TO RAISE VITAL FUNDS FOR NI CHILDREN’S HOSPICE

Seaview football ground in North Belfast look forward to hosting Manchester United Legends XI in a one off charity football match in aid of the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. Team XI featuring footballing greats such as David Healy, Bryan Robson, David May and Keith Gillespie will take on the Children’s Hospice Legends for a special charity clash at the home of Crusaders FC on Saturday 10th May. Kick off is at 1:30pm and tickets are priced at £10 to rub shoulders with some of the best players ever to pull on the famous red shirt and raise vital funds for the Children’s Hospice.

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23 Apr

LISBURN CLASSIC CAR DISPLAY

The seventh Annual Classic Car Display in aid of the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice will take place on Sunday 27th April from 12 noon to 5pm. With up to 200 vehicles expected, this could be the largest collection of Classic and Exotic cars ever assembled. A vast selection of cars manufactured during the last 100 years will be on show including a 1907 Model “T” Ford, as well as luxury cars such as Bentley, Rolls Royce, Lagonda and Jaguar.

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17 Apr

CHILDREN’S HOSPICE EVALUATE THE BENEFITS OF ‘HOSPICE AT HOME’ PROGRAMME

Maire McKenna, Community Nurse Specialist with the Corrigan family (Jarlath & Rachael) and Tina McCrossan, Director of Children’s & Young Peoples Services at Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice (NICH) have presented an evaluation report of their ‘Hospice At Home’ programme for families in the Southern Trust area.

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07 Apr

All Roads Lead to the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown

On Friday 16th May a host of country music stars are making their way to the Seagoe Hotel, Portadown for a special charity dance for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. Kicking off at 8pm, the night will also see the launch of Francis Donnelly’s debut album ‘Within My Father’s Arms’.

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31 Mar

'Forget-me-nots and Wild Roses’

Illustrated by Sean Mackel ‘Forget-me-nots and Wild Roses’ has been produced in memory of Megan Reynolds.

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28 Mar

TIME TO CARE: NORTHERN IRELAND CHILDREN’S HOSPICE & VANRATH RECRUITMENT LAUNCH UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP

Wayne Sullivan, MD of VanRath Recruitment joins Children's Nurse Judith McKibben at Belfast's Gasworks clock to launch 'Time to Care'

As we step into Spring, the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice launches a timely new campaign.

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25 Mar

HOSPICE WELCOMES REVIEW OF CHILDREN'S PALLIATIVE AND END OF LIFE CARE IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice welcomes the review and public consultation of children’s palliative and end of life care and recommends outcomes are incorporated into strategy

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10 Mar

TRUE|NORTH - The Children's Hospice - Monday 3rd March @10.35pm BBC One Northern Ireland

After nine months of filming, True North: The Children’s Hospice, will be aired on BBC One Northern Ireland on Monday, 3rd March at 10.35pm. The one hour programme follows some of those families whose lives have had to change beyond all recognition as they care for their children’s complex needs with the support of our Children’s Hospice.

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07 Mar

Beyond Horizon

Help us shape the future of hospice care for young people

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03 Mar

How do I access Children's Hospice Services?

Children and young people can be referred to the children hospice by their parents and family members, carers and/or health care professionals.

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25 Feb

St. Brigid’s £1000 Reasons To Celebrate

The generous pupils and staff of St. Brigid’s P.S., Ballymena have raised a tremendous £1000 for the N.I. Children’s Hospice. The school selects a particular Charity each year to devote their fundraising efforts towards and this year the Children’s Hospice is the beneficiary.

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18 Feb

Rureagh Bowling Club Announce Annual Children’s Hospice Bowling Tournament

Rureagh Bowling Club is delighted to announce that the Annual ‘Brian Conlon Cancer Singles Tournament’ for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice will take place in the McKenna Hall, Kircubbin, on Saturday 15th February from 7pm.

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03 Feb

Help Children's Hospice win £5,000 from Nationwide

Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice is one of three local charities in with a chance of winning £5,000 from Nationwide but we need your help!

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23 Jan

Clean Shave for Children’s Hospice!

A big thank you to Mervyn Bunting and his Auntie Pat who visited the Children’s Hospice this week to handover a cheque for £310 to Marcus Cooper, Fundraising Manager

Billy Reid decided it was time for a clean shave – so he parted with his moustache of 30 years raising £310 for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice in memory of Rebekah Bunting. Larne Inver Park Social Club was the chosen venue where friends and family gathered to watch Billy expose his upper lip for a good cause.

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15 Jan

Turn Clutter into Cash for Northern Ireland Hospice and Northern Ireland Children's Hospice

DuPont recently held a Stock Donation Day

Have a post-Christmas clear out and donate your unwanted items to one of our charity shops!

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