11 year old Grace Martindale raised over £1,300 in memory of her Grandad
"I was inspired by the care my Granda (Kieth Hooks) got when he was in Alice House last year, and both my family and I wanted to do something to say thank you."
As part of their ongoing efforts to help the environment, Greatham Primary School has signed up to be part of a new Terracycle campaign.
The school was approved to be a ‘Bic Community Champion’ and operate as a public drop off and collection point for recycling used pens for Hartlepool and surrounding areas.
On 22nd November the Hartlepool Mail held their Best of Hartlepool Awards and Alice House Hospice were delighted to be represented in four categories by staff, volunteers and community fundraisers.
9 year old Lewin Tubuna is in training to cycle coast to coast in just three days to raise money for Alice House Hospice patients.
Lewin was inspired by family friend Lee Dodgson who has undertaken a number of challenges for the local charity, most notably his run from Land’s End to John O’Groats in 2017. Lee said, after that event that he wanted to ‘pass the baton’ to someone else who might follow in his footsteps and Lewin is doing just that.
An inspirational 9 year old, Lewin Tubuna will be cycling 150 miles coast to coast in just 3 days to raise funds for Alice House Hospice.
Lewin has set himself a target of £2,500 and is already up to £1,790; this figure includes support from local businesses Ryan Fruit & Veg, Appleby Carpets, Andrew Thompson Decorating, Hydrochem Group, No love Lost Collective, Jazz Personnel, Ama Business Services Ltd, Guardian Windows, Ian Bond Brickwork, Robson Builders, Adam Marshall PT and Pool Resprays.
Inspirational Lewin Tubana has set himself a huge challenge to raise funds for Alice House Hospice.
On 22 August he will be cycling 150 miles from coast to coast over 3 days, aiming to finish at Hartlepool Rugby club on 24 August, his tenth birthday.