2014 MEDICALLY RELATED DONATIONS
At their 4 November 2014 meeting the Trustees made pledges totalling £867,000 to eleven charities under the 'Medically Related Donations' programme.
The successful applicants included:
- Helen & Douglas House Hospice – contribution towards refurbishment of Helen House Hospice.
- The Northern Ireland Hospice - contribution towards the replacement of the existing hospice.
- Wessex Children's Hospice Trust - contribution towards the redevelopment of Naomi House.
- The National Star Foundation - contribution towards the provision of community based accommodation for young people with severe and complex disabilities.
- Fiveways School - contribution towards the extension of facilities for children with profound, severe and complex disabilities.
- Thomley Activity Centre – provision of a new café and social centre for disabled children and their families.
- Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education- contribution towards rebuilding of the academy on a new site.
- The Development Trust - contribution towards a new supported living scheme for people with severe learning disabilities.
- The Charitable Trusts for University Hospitals Bristol ("Above and Beyond") - contribution towards the provision of new facilities at Bristol Royal Infirmary for young people with Cystic Fibrosis.
- The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Charity – contribution a new independent living unit for spinal cord injury patients.
- The University of Liverpool – contribution towards a new Institute of Child Health at Alder Hey Children's Hospital
Competition for this year's allocated funding was fierce with 34 applications/enquiries received.
Organisations considering applying to this programme are advised to visit the Medically Related Donations section of the website.