Leukaemia Appeal Fund (Dudley)

Supporting the Georgina Unit, Russells Hall Hospital
Dudley, West Midlands

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The Tip Run... oops

Posted by Site Editor on June 12, 2018 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi Everyone,

We would like to thank Lisa Burrows for a donation of £30.00 plus Gift aid, which gives the charity a very welcome small bonus.

Lisa has set aside some items for the Charity and her partner Andy, who unfortunately had decided to do his own tidying up and he mistakenly took the donation to the tip...oops

Realising the error of his ways, Andy volunteered to make a cash donation, as you do…to make up what might have been the shortfall.

So many thanks for persevering with the donation, and the additional Gift Aid contribution which does make a significant difference to the overall donation to the charity,

Many thanks Lisa for your ongoing support for our Charity.


Edinburgh Marathon - 26 Miles and 385 Yards

Posted by Site Editor on June 12, 2018 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)


Hi Everyone,

We are very pleased to receive a donation from David Gregory who presented a cheque for £1364.95 to the Leukaemia Appeal Fund

This was the proceeds from the Edinburgh Marathon he ran for the charity, David is supported by Florence, David’s daughter who came along to help her dad present the cheque.

Many thanks once again for thinking about our charity and well done for running the marathon in Scotland, which is a great achievement in itself,

Congratulations to everyone taking part and for your generous donation to the charity.

Many thanks to everyone supporting David and the Charity.


Housewives Choice

Posted by Site Editor on June 12, 2018 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi Everyone,

Housewives Choice once again presented a cheque to the charity for £2280 proceeds from their recent show.

As ever they are very keen to help make patients more comfortable on the Georgina Unit

The band are taking a break for a while after playing together for over 15years... The good news however, is that the band  have promised to be back in the future with more shows to support the local charities.

The charity, patients and staff would like to say a big thank you for the many thousands of pounds they have raised over the last 5 years, making a significant contribution to the ward.

Best wishes to you all for the future xx

Just the Job...

Posted by Site Editor on May 29, 2018 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Everyone,


We are very pleased to meet Keith Willetts who presented the charity with a cheque for £100 from donation made at the Halesowen Job Centre


Employees proceeds from dress down day 1p collections & sales from books DVD’s and CD's Keith asked his colleagues to bring in any unwanted items into the office he came back from holiday and was surprised at the reponse


All items which were not sold were bought to the charity shop for sale the charity would like to thank everyone who took part and thier ongoing support for the charity.



More Canals than Venice?

Posted by Site Editor on May 21, 2018 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Everyone,

Does the Black Country have more miles of canals than Venice?

We could have the answer…

We are very pleased to receive a donation from Linsey and her friends who recently decided on marathon walk around the Canals of the Black Country.

Linsey Hollihead organised a 26 mile walk around West Midlands Canals

This was a thank you to everyone who has been involved for the excellent treatment her friend Kim Meredith has received whilst on The Georgina Unit and continues to do so.

The people taking part in the presentation cheque for £1365 to The Leukaemia Appeal Fund were

Linsey & Dennis Hollihead

John Allen junior & senior

Phil & Shelly Brown

Richard Meredith was also there to thank everyone for their kindness as Kim was not well enough to attend

The charity would like to thank everyone who supported this fundraising event and their continued support for The Leukaemia Appeal Fund.


AGM 2018

Posted by Site Editor on April 7, 2018 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Everyone

The Charity held their annual AGM on Friday 23rd March

It was very well attended with councillor Steve Waltho MBE and his wife attending

Councillor Waltho presented two scholarships

The Ken & Margaret Hinton Memorial Scholarship awarded to Ning Hong Georgina Unit,

The Faye Nichicolls Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Davinder Manju oncology pharmacy

Christine Protheroe received both scholarships on behalf of the recipients

David Gregory in memory of his late wife presented The Amy Stew Gregory Memorial scholarship

Awarded to Stacey Jennings Clinical Trials

Dr Stephen Jenkins reported on the future project the charity would be funding

The chairman Lee Jenkins thanked, Kate Green for the accounting information, Sharon Lloyd for taking minutes and doing paperwork appertaining to the charity throughout the year

Pauline Jenkins for information on fundraising & the charity shops

Nigel Crockford for maintaining our web-site

There was also a special thank you to Trudy & Dave from the Foresters Arms Bridgnorth Road Wollaston once again for their continued support presenting a cheque to Lee & Pauline Jenkins for £1025 .00

The donation was raised over the Christmas period

The chairman closed the meeting thanking everyone for attending and thanking all fundraisers who do fundraising though out the year making it possibly for the charity to do the work it does

Stars in your Eyes

Posted by Site Editor on March 26, 2018 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Everyone,

We would like to thank everyone for the wonderful welcome a short time ago at The kinver KCA by Kinver Operatic Society who presented Stars In Your Eyes.

The evening was hosted by Sam Houlston who made the evening very entertaining together with a great variety of acts enjoyed by everyone.

Peter Mills Cathy Moreton & Sarah Shanahan presented a cheque to Pauline Jenkins for £500 The Leukaemia Appeal Fund as were we their chosen charity for 2017

A special thank you from the charity to everyone involved in helping to raise this wonderful amount of money.

Many thanks for your continued support.



Posted by Site Editor on February 12, 2018 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi Everyone,

We are pleased to announce the next Annual General Meeting [AGM]

The Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 23rd March.

Time is 7.00PM for 7.30PM start. 

On behalf of the Chairman Mr, Lee Jenkins, and the trustees of the Leukaemia Unit Appeal Fund I would like to invite you to the AGM.

The venue for the meeting is the Social Club, Russell’s Hall Hospital.

The AGM will be followed by a finger buffet.

We hope you will be able to join us.

Yours Sincerely

Ros Bratt-Wyton


New Hospital Chairs have arrived

Posted by Site Editor on January 26, 2018 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)


Hi Everyone,

We are very pleased to announce that the new chairs we purchased for the Georgina ward have now arrived.

New chairs delivered on day case ward.

Velora Thomas shift lead for day case informed Ros & Pauline they had been well received by the patients saying how comfortable they were allowing patients to sit or lie as necessary whilst receiving treatment.

We hope that these give greater comfort to the patients and assist the members of staff on the unit in undertaking their daily duties whilst treating our families and friends.

Many thanks to everyone involved in getting these chairs onto the ward.

New Volunteer

Posted by Site Editor on January 26, 2018 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Hi Everyone,

As we get older we think the Police officers get younger, strange concept to grasp no doubt. 

We are very pleased to inform you that charity fundraisers also are starting at a very young age.

Here we have Rebecca Clorley receiving her certificate from the chairman Lee Jenkins as a

fundraising thank you for giving her time for something she did off her own volition with no help from anyone.

What an amazing act of kindness and selflessness and Rebecca is a great example to us all.

Many thanks Rebecca,