Dudley Group NHS Charity Events
We have many events and campaigns running throughout the year. It’s never been easier, or more fun, to support our charity, and we have prepared a host of events to suit everyone.
By attending our events or taking part in our campaigns you will be helping to make the lives of our patients more comfortable. Enhancing a person’s visit to us can make all the difference to their well-being, improving recovery and overall experience.
Jail and Bail | Thursday 23 April | Village Hotel, Dudley
How would you like to have your boss ‘arrested’? Dudley’s ‘Most Wanted’ will have to raise a minimum bail (sponsorship) of £800 before they can be released from ‘Jail’ (Village Hotel, Dudley). Click here for Facebook event page. Contact us to register your interest.
Nurses Day | Tuesday 12 May
Our dedicated nurses do a fantastic job so why not hold a fundraising event to show your appreciation for the amazing work that they do. Have a look online for more information.
Click here for fundraising ideas.
Super Hero 5k Run | Sunday 21 June | Himley Hall, Dudley
Celebrate the Super Hero within yourself and take part in our fancy dress 5k run around Himley Park. Register before 17 April for a discount. For Super Hero’s under 10 there is a 1k Mini Dash. Proceeds to our Children’s Emergency Department. Click here to register and more info.
Family Fun Day | Saturday 11 July | Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club
Come and join in with a host of family fun including live entertainment, inflatable assault course, charity stalls and activities. Browse through craft stalls and local independent traders. Enjoy a bite to eat at one of our street food vendors. Click here for more information.
Celebrate Black Country Day | Tuesday 14 July
Have yerself a bostin’ day and raise some ackers fe yer local hospital. Celebrate all that is Black Country by holding a raffle, having a dress down day or hosting a Peaky Blinders theme event. Whatever you do ‘mek sure it’s a gud un’. Contact us for more information.
Talk like a Pirate Day | Saturday 19 September
Splice up your main brace and sign up yer crew for a mad day of capers and raisin’ of some much needed doubloons for the Dudley Group NHS Charity.
Make a Will Fortnight | 5-16 October
This is a great time to get your affairs in order and support a great cause. The suggested donation will be £60 per single Will £150 for a couples Will. Supported by Waldrons Solicitors. Click here for information booklet.
Business Challenge | Thursday 15 October | Baggeridge Country Park
Teams from local businesses will compete in this outdoor challenge to become the ultimate winner. £100 will secure your team place on this much anticipated event. Teams are asked to raise a minimum of £500. Contact us for more information.
ScareFest Sponsored Walk | Saturday 31 October | Baggeridge Country Park
Enjoy a scary evening of family frights as you creep your way around Baggeridge Country Park. Fancy dress optional. £10 to register (treats included). No minimum sponsorship.
Click here for Facebook event page. Supporting the Children’s Emergency Department
Sparkle Party | Friday 20 November | Copthorne Hotel Dudley
Get your sparkle on and help us to make a difference to patients and families in our Emergency Department. Tickets £35 each. Two Course Meal, Entertainment.
Contact us for more information.
Twilight Santa Dash | Thursday 10 December
Get on Santa’s good list and join our Twilight Santa Dash. A £10 registration fee gets you a Santa Suit, medal and mince pies at the finish. Join members of hospital staff as we jog twice around the hospital. Minimum sponsorship £30. Contact us for more information.
Christmas Jumper Day | Friday 11 December
If you haven’t got a jumper why not wear a festive t-shirt, tie, socks or hair accessories. Have some festive fun and make our patients smile. Why not add to the Christmas spirit and have a cake sale and a raffle? Raising funds for our Children’s Appeal.
Making a donation in lieu of Christmas Cards | Throughout December
By making a donation to the Dudley Group NHS Charity instead of giving cards you will be helping to give extra comforts to our patients.
Contact us for more information and a poster.
New Year’s Resolution | Friday 1 January
Don’t leave your New Year’s Resolutions to chance this year; get your friends and family to sponsor you Contact us for sponsor forms.
One Million Steps – A Team Challenge | Six Weeks: Feb – March
We are looking for teams of four people to walk a combined total of 1,000,000 steps over a period of six weeks. Contact us for more information.