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Pippa's 3 Peaks Challenge

Walking the 3 Peaks on the 01-03rd Jun for Liverpool Women’s Charity (incorporating The Newborn Appeal) because they are an Inspiration

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  • Team members: Kristopher Whelan, Robert Whelan
  • Event: Three Peaks Challenge, 21 Jun 2012 to 23 Jun 2012

Liverpool Women’s Charity (incorporating The Newborn Appeal)

We raise charitable funds to enhance patient experience

Charity Registration No. 1048294

Story

Hi my name is Pippa and I was born on the 29 Feb 2012. I was born on a leap year check me out!!

One day mummy wasn’t feeling very well so daddy took her to the hospital, I couldn’t wait to see my mummy and daddy so I was born 13 Weeks early phew! The lovely Doctors and Nurses quickly knew I wasn’t well, so I was taken to the Neonatal unit with mummy and daddy holding my hand.

Because I am only small I have a machine called a CPAP which helps me breathe, my heart and lungs are still very small and I get tired breathing on my own. I can’t wait to go home and be with my big brother and sister.

Lots of Love

Pippa xxxxx

The Challenge 1-3 June 12

The Whelan Brothers (Paul, Rob and Kris) and friends (John and Kev) are attempting the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge a climb of the tallest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales to raise money for the Liverpool Women’s Hospital Neonatal Unit. We'd be thrilled if you could sponsor us for undertaking this challenge by giving what you can.

The Newborn Appeal

The Newborn Appeal was launched in April 1992. So far the total amount of money raised by the generosity and ongoing support of great deal of people is just over one million six hundred thousand pounds.

We are very grateful to people who have given their support up to now but we need more.

The aim of The Newborn Appeal have not changed, they are:

  • To purchase specialised equipment
  • To support research to improve the quality of care for the tiny and delicate babies looked after in the Neonatal Intensive Care unit.
  • To maintain a unique research programme which places the care of the newborn on Merseyside at the forefront and adds to Liverpool's already excellent reputation for medical science.
  • The Neonatal Unit Fund

    This fund uses money to improve the neonatal unit environment for the benefit of babies, their families and staff working on the unit. It also uses money to help nursing and midwifery staff working on the neonatal unit attend educational meetings and training courses and to provide other educational material.

    Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate - We raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity. So please dig deep and donate now.

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