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MedEquip4Kids Appeal

Following the attack on Manchester Arena, MedEquip4Kids is launching a special appeal to raise £100,000 to make sure hospitals in Greater Manchester are fully equipped to provide emergency treatment, rehabilitation and long-term care to children and young people in the event of such incidents.

6 months

Charity information: MedEquip4Kids

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  • Need

    Need

    Following the attack on Manchester Arena
    MedEquip4Kids launch a special appeal to raise £100,000 to ensure hospitals in Greater Manchester are fully equipped to provide emergency treatment, rehabilitation and long-term care to children and young people in the event of such incidents.
    For over 30 years we have worked closely with hospitals to fund medical facilities not available from NHS budgets. We want to offer extra support to these hospitals and their young patients in their time of need

    Solution

    All funds raised will help provide medical equipment for the hospitals that treated children injured in the Manchester Bomb attack, including North Manchester General Hospital, Royal Bolton Hospital, Royal Oldham Hospital, Stepping Hill Hospital, and University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM).

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Provide medical equipment for the hospitals that treated children injured in the Manchester attack

    Activities

    » Corporate fundraising with our supporters
    » Series of challenge events for sponsorship
    » direct mail appeal

    Required equipment purchased and delivered for immediate use at all of the hospitals


  • Impact

    Impact

    Enabling the hospitals in Greater Manchester to be equipped and to be able provide excellent and appropriate care for babies, children and young people at times of crisis and ongoing through use of equipment not available from NHS funds.

    Risk

    It may not be possible to raise the money within the required time-frames.

    MedEquip4Kids never commit to deliver the equipment, we commit to endeavor to raise the funds and purchase the equipment, the timescales may need to change .

    Reporting

    Provide presentation on provision of equipment at the hospital with donors.
    Provide ongoing update report for donors on usage/success of the equipment.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £100,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £50,000 Corporate events Ball, Golf event and others TBA
      £20,000 Challenge events Abseil, sponsored walks, Yorkshire 3 Peaks
      £30,000 Direct asks mails & calls to regular donors and warm supporters
  • Background

    Location

    Greater Manchester Hospitals that provided and are continuing to provide ongoing care for children and young people affected by the Manchester bomb.

    Beneficiaries

    Children in Greater Manchester needing medical care

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    For over 30 years we have worked closely with hospitals in the North West to fund medical equipment and facilities not available from limited NHS budgets. We therefore already have a positive relationship with the medical staff, an understanding of the yeps of requirements and the matches to potential funders, relationship with the medical suppliers and a knowledge of people who can support the appeal in the Greater Manchester area.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    EvelynGlarvey

    Manages the projects with the hospitals and the suppliers