Upcoming events and campaigns

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.

April 2020

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.

 

May 2020

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.

 

June 2020

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.

 

July 2020

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.

 

September 2020

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.

Click here for more information.  Click here to download DIY bunting.

 

October 2020

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

 

November 2020

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.

 

December 2020

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.

 

January 2021

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.

February 2021

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.