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The New Victoria Hospital Dragon Boat Teams 2016

The teams took part to raise funds for The Victoria Foundation because the charity helps transform so many lives.

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The Victoria Foundation

We fund medical equipment and support to help transform lives

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THE VICTORIA FOUNDATION WOULD LIKE TO SAY AN ENORMOUS THANK YOU TO THE NEW VICTORIA HOSPITAL TEAM AND FRIENDS FOR THEIR FANTASTIC EFFORT ON  Sunday 17th July  WHEN THEY COMPETED IN THE 2016 Kingston Rotary Club Boat Festival.

CONGRATULATIONS ON THE  FANTASTIC ACHIEVEMENT IN           EXCEEDING THE FUNDRAISING TARGET OF £3,000 - EVERYONE  SHOULD FEEL VERY PROUD.

A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO SO GENEROUSLY SPONSORED THE TEAM AND MADE DONATIONS.

THE FUNDS WILL HELP TO TRANSFORM LIVES. 

A big thank you to the following for their donations OFFLINE

Charlie L         Geoff B       Rachel L     Zanetta       Andrew P

Ellie                 Mila N         Traff           Graham B    Alice W

THE VICTORIA FOUNDATION

BACKGOUND to the event

In each boat there will be 16 crew members and one drummer.

The fabulous day on the river will follow the fantastic success last year where the hospital entered 3 teams comprised of staff, consultants and their families who all donned scrubs tops and surgeons caps. None had ever taken part in a Dragon Boat race before, so there was a steep learning curve!  All teams performed fantastically with tremendous enthusiasm and were just one place short of making the finals - this year we will be trying to do even better!

Graham Ball, Chief Executive of The New Victoria Hospital said, 'Last year was a superb event and we are delighted to be taking part again. I hope that staff, consultants and their families will once again  join our teams  or come along and support us.' 

The New Victoria Hospital is entering three teams once again and is aiming for them to raise £3,000 which will help to transform lives through the work of The Victoria Foundation, the parent charity of the hospital. This fantastic sum could help provide toolkit grants for 10 more students studying medicine from disadvantaged backgrounds, or provide a mobility aid for a disabled child helping them gain greater independence and to reach their potential. www.thevictoriafoundation.org.uk

Please make a donation today to help the teams reach their £3,000 target and together you will be transforming lives.  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.

Team members are being asked to each pledge to raise £60. To secure your place on one of the teams please contact Dorothy Cassidy on 020 8949 9002 or dcassidy@newvictoria.co.uk 

Thank you  for taking the time to visit  The New Victoria Hospital Dragon Boat Teams JustGiving page. Any support you can give will be greatly appreciated and will help to transform lives.

THANK YOU  


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  • NVH TEAM ON THE WATER
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