Easter Monday April 1st
What a fantastic turnout, A HUGE Thank You from the organizers and selected
charities to all that sponsored, participated and supported the annual Bolney
Charity Pram Race.
The races are over but for a short period of time You can still donate ...
We have a JustGiving page where you can donate to
Dreamflight & SERV safely online.
All funds raised from this event have been donated
to the charities Dreamflight & SERV
(Click to visit their websites)
SERV - Service by Emergency Rider
Volunteers, is a registered charity - Charity No. 284455;
set up in 1981 to supply a rapid and reliable means of transporting Emergency
blood, blood products, X-rays, patient notes and laboratory samples to hospitals
at night, free of charge. As a local charity, SERV Sussex responds to in excess
of 750 calls per year saving local hospitals on average £175,000. This allows
re-deployment of much-needed funds for improved patient care and other essential
facilities within the NHS.
Volunteer bike riders work on a rota waiting to respond to emergency calls
relayed via their county controller. SERV Sussex volunteers generally use their
own machines and pay for the petrol themselves. The use of a marked bike is also
a possibility; these vehicles are used for riders who have been independently
assessed and who can ensure cover any night of the week, when requested. Through
public donations, SERV pays for the fuel and upkeep of these dedicated vehicles.
In addition to SERV Sussex covering Haywards Heath, Brighton, Worthing and
Chichester hospitals, we also offer support to Eastbourne and Hastings
hospitals. Furthermore, we are now supporting the national human milk banking
which is not financed by government money.
involvement revolves around collection of human infant milk from local donors
and from the Trevor Mann baby unit in Brighton. We then facilitate a co-ordinated
distribution of human milk for processing at milkbanks at St. Peterís Hospital
in Chertsey and in Southampton. We then transfer treated human breastmilk back
to the Brighton premature baby unit at least three times a week and have carried
out emergency runs of breastmilk at night from London to both Worthing and
Dreamflight is a registered UK charity that changes young lives through taking seriously ill and disabled children, without their parents, on the holiday of a lifetime to Orlando, Florida.
Once a year, 192 deserving children from all over the UK, accompanied by a team of medical carers, board a chartered Boeing 747 and head to Florida to spend 10 magical days of fun and excitement.
Many children could not undertake such a trip without the support of the army of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and non-medical volunteers who care for the children 24 hours a day.
Serv Promotional Video