Sainsbury’s Local – Walsall Road

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The team were out in force last weekend collecting to buy additional equipment for Good Hope. In total Sainsbury’s customers donated £830 and the generosity of their customers and the support from Emma and her staff is most appreciated. Our next collection weekend will be on the 17th & 18th February – come along and have a chat with us about the hospital, we look forward to seeing you.

Friends Art Exhibition – Updated

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A new selection of excellent paintings is now available from the Friends Art Exhibition in the Treatment Centre at Good Hope Hospital. If you are visiting make a point of viewing the display by popular artists. These paintings make excellent presents for friends and family – or just treat yourself to one for your own enjoyment.Prices are between £30 & £85 and 10% commission plus hanging fees goes to the Friends Community Fund to help provide a better hospital experience for patients and their families.

Sutton Coldfield EXPO Update

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The Friends in association with  the Good Hope Hospital Charity ran Tom Webster’s popular TomBola at EXPO today and greatly enjoyed meeting both old and new supporters including a visit from the Mayor, David Pears. The event raised over £150 for the hospital – it would have been more but, unfortunately, the rain came down at 3:00pm. This is the second year the Friends have had a stall and we would like to extend our appreciation to Mike Bushell and the BID for mounting the event – Also ‘Eventmen’ who set up the stalls and were most helpful when we arrived. We look forward to taking part again next year.

Sutton Expo 2017

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The friends are taking a stand at this popular community event again this year. It takes place next Saturday 30th September 2017 in The Parade and is organised by the Town Center BID It is sure to be a great family day out with plenty to do and see.

We will be running a Tombola and a Wheel of Fortune with great prizes for adults and children alike. If you are visiting make a point of stopping by to say hello. We are also hoping to recruit a few new volunteers to help us with our fund-raising events

September Book Table Up and Running

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If you are visiting a patient make a point of checking out the ‘Friends Book Table’ in the main corridor outside Main X-Ray. We have lots of new stock and you are sure to find something for yourself or the patient. The Friends do not take any personal expenses or fees from the fund, all the money donated is used for the benefit of the patients of Good Hope Hospital.

Book donations are always welcome, just leave them under the table in the ‘Returns Box’ or if you have a large quantity drop us an email and we will collect

Waitrose Mere Green support Good Hope

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The friends were delighted to receive £410 from the staff at the Mere Green store as part of their Community Matters Programme. Tony Cannon, Chair of the Friends stated that “This is an excellent scheme by Waitrose and allows their customers to choose from three local charities each month. We were delighted by the number of ‘Green Tokens’ deposited in our box and the money raised will wholly go towards improving the patient experience at Good Hope Hospital. Because we are a voluntary group we take no expenses from the fund and there are no administration fees so all donations go to benefit Good Hope Patients.

Art Gallery – New selection of Paintings

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A new selection of excellent paintings is now available from the Friends Art Gallery in the Treatment Centre at Good Hope Hospital. If you are visiting make a point of viewing the display by popular artists. These paintings make excellent presents for friends and family – or just treat yourself to one for your own enjoyment.Prices are between £30 & £85 and 10% plus hanging fees goes towards providing a better hospital experience for patients and their families.