Help for Health 21st Anniversary Celebration

Help for Health
Help for Health 21st Anniversary Celebration

Help for Health celebrated their 21st Anniversary at the University of Hull and highlighted the charity’s work over the past 21 years as well as announcing new funding opportunities to support health and wellbeing initiatives across the Humber region. In attendance were The Lord Lieutenant East Riding of Yorkshire, Mr James Dick OBE, The High Sheriff East Riding of Yorkshire, Tina Cerutti and Deputy Lord Mayor of Hull, Councillor John Robinson.

The speakers included their host The Right Honourable Alan Johnson, Chancellor of the University of Hull, Dr Vicky Green, research scientist in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull, Rose James, CEO of the Hull and East Yorkshire Children's University and Nick Stafford Chairman of the Daisy Appeal. Each speaker highlighted the difference grants from Help for Health have made along with how their work will help to shape the future health and wellbeing of people living across the region.

A newfunding initiative for 2024 was announced, which is designed to resonate withcharities and community groups who have not previously engaged with Help forHealth, this initiative offers a platform for collaboration and sustainabilityin delivering impactful projects. Help for Health hope to encourage a morerobust, collective approach towards improving health and wellbeing in theHumber region. More details of the initiative will be announced in March 2024.


About Help for Health:

Established in 2002, Help for Health Charity is dedicated toimproving the health and wellbeing of people living within the boundaries ofEast Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire. We have notably supported medical research, including the Daisy Appealat Castle Hill Hospital (more than £1m over 21 years), and funded developmentslike the Inspire (CAMHS) building and Platform's facilities in Hull and thisanniversary celebration marks a significant milestone in our continued commitmentto improving health and wellbeing within the Humber region.

Other organisations supported of note include:

Research at the University of Hull

HANDS partnership in Hull providing defibrillators

CADEY partnership in the East Riding of Yorkshire providingdefibrillators

Support for communities affected by COVID in partnershipwith East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Humber Hospices

Mental and physical disability charities

Welcome House – funded a new kitchen

Preston Road Women’s Centre

Hull & East Riding Children’s University

Run With It

Fit Mums and Friends

St John Ambulance



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