Hand-crafted quilt has NHS thanks covered

Above: Textile artist Susan Quirk and Deborah Longman, Head of Fundraising at Swansea Bay Health Charity hold up the quilt While some spent their lockdown raising money for the NHS through feats of athletic endurance, Susan Quirk set herself a marathon challenge of a different kind that didn’t involve any running but there were still … Continue reading Hand-crafted quilt has NHS thanks covered

Morriston Staff get their trainers on for training dummies.

Staff in the Paediatrics Unit at Morriston Hospital really stepped up when they realised that their simulation training mannequins were falling into disrepair, and decided to run the Swansea 10K to raise funds to replace them. The multi-departmental team made up of Rachel Isaac, Nicola Fitchett, Dr Darshana Battacharjee, Dr Kirsty Dickson, Dr Rachel Evans, … Continue reading Morriston Staff get their trainers on for training dummies.

Urgent help needed to support vulnerable children in Africa

All of our funds support our services in South Wales, except one.  Our Africa Health links fund supports some of the world’s most vulnerable children in Africa and they need your help now. Drs Michael and Bethany Bryant from Singleton Hospital, are currently running a hospital in Liberia, and thanks to funds raised by Swansea … Continue reading Urgent help needed to support vulnerable children in Africa

Reluctant runner puts best foot forward for Health Board Charity.

Our Fundraising Support Manager Nicola, 32, completed her first ever 5k parkrun in 57 minutes raising £250 for the Health Board Charity. Swansea Bay parkrun is a beautiful seaside route, which 528 people ran, jogged and walked. The Swansea Bay Health charity raises money for many different charitable funds, and all money raised during the … Continue reading Reluctant runner puts best foot forward for Health Board Charity.

Facebook fundraiser raises funds

Birthdays are a time for giving and for Deborah just after Christmas, is there anything she really needs? This is why our Fundraising Manager Deborah, who works for Swansea Bay Health Charity decided that this year she didn’t want any birthday gifts, she would rather the money go to a worthwhile cause. Deborah decided to … Continue reading Facebook fundraiser raises funds

Full steam ahead as vintage tractor rally raises money for Swansea’s ALAC

When John Thomas, then aged 79, was told he had a rare form of cancer in his foot, and would require a below the knee amputation no-one would have predicted that at 82 years old, with a prosthetic leg, he would proudly ride on one of his 13 restored vintage tractors as part of a … Continue reading Full steam ahead as vintage tractor rally raises money for Swansea’s ALAC