What happens when you tick the box

2022, Charity, Families, Interest

Farnham Aldershot Guildford Hampshire Surrey Photographer

It’s been 2 years since we started our Doorstep Portraits here in Tongham & I had some great news from Sandy at the Royal Surrey County Hospital Charity  when she visited the studio recently. This is what happens when you tick the box!

The total was £1501 but now the gift aid has now been added onto everyone’s donations who ticked the gift aid box and it has taken it up to a MASSIVE

£1782.62!!

Sandy also updated me on what the funds were put towards at The Royal Surrey County Hospital

“Affectionately called the ‘Wellbeing Cabin’, its doors were officially opened on, Tuesday 5 October 2021, A brand new wellbeing space to care for the mental and physical wellbeing of Royal Surrey staff has opened its doors thanks to more than £100,000 generously donated by the public. The new permanent building was made possible thanks to a grant from the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 appeal and support by own our charity. The space will be exclusively used for the Trust’s health and wellbeing programme offering free holistic therapies and a variety of courses and exercise sessions, ensuring staff are nurtured, supported and re-energised after caring for patients during the pandemic.”

I’m so pleased that all those donations went towards this lovely cabin that the fab staff at one of our local hospitals.

“Yoga, Tai-Chi and, Flex and Stretch classes have begun, whilst some of the junior doctors have been making use of the space after shifts, taking part in exercise sessions with colleagues. A full timetable of events will be rolled out this autumn. These will be available to all staff and will include access to Clinical Psychology services supporting individual mental health.”

The Royal Surrey Hospital Charity continues to fund raise throughout the year and have these events coming up:

Sky Dive 10,000ft For Celebration of St Lukes 25th Year

Sunday 7th August 2022

https://www.royalsurreycharity.org.uk/Event/skydive

Run the World for Royal Surrey Charity 2022

1st April 2022 – 30th April 2022

https://www.royalsurreycharity.org.uk/Event/run-the-world-for-royal-surrey-charity-2022

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Doorstep Portraits in Tongham.

If you want to view all the images (permission granted only) have a look here:

https://photographybyzoe.uk/llockdown-doorstep-portraits-in-tongham-2020-during-coronavirus/

Lots of love

Zoe

xxx

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