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Christmas is for Everyone!

UHNM Charity has launched a brand-new 'Christmas Roadshow’ this festive season as part of patient entertainment system UHNM TV.

'Christmas is for Everyone' will receive and deliver donations from local businesses and people in a bid to help those in need across Stoke-On-Trent and Stafford.

Local charities Alice Charity, Peter Pan Centre, House of Bread, and the Animal Lifeline will benefit from the campaign as the UHNM TV Roadshow points out the importance of giving back this Christmas.

Collections and deliveries will also be accompanied by Appetite who work in Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle giving people a taste for the arts by sprinkling a bit of entertainment across the roadshow, as well as local celebrities to add some extra festive cheer.

Lisa Thomson, Head of Communications and Charity at UHNM said: “Here at UHNM Charity we are passionate about supporting our communities. Over the past 12 month the generosity of local people to both Royal Stoke and County hospitals has been overwhelming and whilst we want to continue to invest in areas where the NHS does not fund to support our patients and our staff we also wanted to help those in need over this festive period."

"Thank you to everyone involved in helping us to make our seasonal road show a success and deliver much needed goods to local charities.”

Gemma Thomas, Director at  Appetite added: “We’ve worked with UHNM Charity over a number of years, we’ve renewed our partnership and are working with the team to support with arts and entertainment. We’re looking forward to sprinkling a little bit of fun and joy to the UHNM TV Christmas roadshow, and supporting the brilliant appeal to make sure Christmas really is for everyone!”

Alice Charity

“Sadly, there are far too many families in Newcastle and Stoke on Trent that need our support and the number is increasing. We are thrilled to have been chosen by UHNM Charity. Your donations will ensure that more Alice families can enjoy some festive treats this Christmas. Thank you”.

  • Tinned meats
  • Tinned veg
  • Gravy granules
  • Biscuits
  • Chocolates
  • Crackers
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Sugar
  • Toiletries 
  • Cleaning 
  • Presents 

Peter Pan Centre

“We are delighted to be a chosen charity of the ‘Christmas is for Everyone’ appeal. A huge thanks to everyone involved for bringing the magic and wonder of Christmas to the children of the Peter Pan Centre, after a particularly challenging year”.

  • Ready mixed paints
  • Glitter
  • Bubbles
  • Bubble wands
  • Pirate stickers
  • Fairy stickers
  • Slime mini pots
  • Rocket balloons
  • Balloon pump 
  • Party poppers
  • Party cannons
  • Glow sticks
  • Mini torches
  • Playdoh
  • Simple flap books e.g. Dear zoo, Oh dear etc.
  • Hook and Loop Velcro tape
  • Water toys
  • Sand toys
  • GALT frog in a box x2
  • GUND Flappy the interactive elephant
  • Original Wobble board
  • Large Velcro target game
  • Trybike steel 2 in 1 balance bike 
  • Hey Dugee figure toys
  • Bluey figure toys
  • Ben and Holly figure toys
  • Vinyl dollsGelli Baff
  • Kinetic sand
  • Ikea Duktig play kitchen 
  • A mix of books ranging from baby- teenager for siblings

House of Bread

"At House of Bread, all are welcome all the time, this is particularly important at Christmas time. The opportunity of being part of this wonderful project will ensure all our friends get and feel the Christmas spirit".

  • Men's deodorant spray
  • Women’s deodorant spray
  • Toothbrushes
  • Shower Gel
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Sanitary products
  • Soap
  • Flannels
  • Towels
  • Hairbrushes
  • Combs

Animal Lifeline

"Animal Lifeline is delighted to be one of the nominated charities to benefit from this wonderful community-based campaign. We have been rescuing and rehoming abandoned dogs in North Staffs for over 40 years, saving thousands of dogs in that time. We normally have up to 90 in our Serendipity rescue kennels and sanctuary at Cellarhead and without the kind and generous support of the public, we just couldn't save so many little lives".

  • Tins of dog food: Chappie or Butchers, any flavours, loaf or jelly, but NOT in gravy.
  • Baker's meaty meals (chicken or beef)
  • Soft treats such as Smackos or similar/or Denta Sticks.
  • Washing pods/liquid (we have an on-site laundry for the dog blankets)
  • Washing-up liquid for dog bowls
  • Disinfectant
  • Bleach
  • Poo bags/nappy bags

Where to Donate

Barlaston Golf Club 

Meaford Rd, Barlaston, Stone ST15 8UX

Tile Central UK 

Trentham Trade Park, Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8GA

Pinkstones Toyota 

Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4DD

Booker Cash and Carry 

Campbell Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4RU

Funky Fillerz 

217 Ashbank Road, Werrington, ST2 9EE

Winter Wonderland

Birch Terrace, Lichfield Street, Hanley St1 3J

Appetite

Newcastle Common Shop, 23 High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Ken Jervis Kia

Cobridge Rd, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5JU

Hanley Town FC

Abbey Lane, Stoke-On-Trent, ST2 8AJ, England

The Cabin Werrington

215B Ash Bank Road, Werrington, Stoke-On-Trent, ST2 9EE

If your business would like to get involved and act as a donation drop-off point, please contact UHNM Charity on 01782 676444 or email charity@uhnm.nhs.uk

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