Northampton General Hospital- In 2016 we started handing out our free gift packs to adult cancer patients on Talbot butler ward. We visit very Friday night with our trolley full of gifts and wish list for patients to pick from. We do this on Friday night to give people something to look forward to for the weekend. In 2017 we started giving our free gift packs out to adult cancer patients having day treatments in Oncology and Haematology they are handed out by the reception on arrival for treatment.
BMI Three Shire Northampton - In 2017 we started giving out our packs in the new Oncology ward for people receiving day treatment. The packs are left out for patients to enjoy or are handed out by the staff members.
Milton Keynes University Hospital - In 2017, on a weekly basis we started handing out are free give packs to adult Cancer patients in the Oncology and Haematology ward so people could have a little treat while they are receiving. In both wards we have our tubs, that are available for patients to help themselves before they sit down for treatment throughout the week.
Kettering General Hospital - In 2017, we started giving our packs out in the Centenary Ward for adult Cancer patients. There is a tub full of our free gift packs for patients to help themselves to a gift during treatment throughout the week. We also visit every fortnight, spending time with people whilst we hand out our gifts.
Bedford Hospital - In 2018 we started giving out our free gift packs on the Primrose Ward. Every week, we visit the hospital. We hand out our gifts and spend time talking to people. We then leave gifts behind for members of staff, so that they can hand out to patients during the week.
Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital - In 2019 we started giving out our free gift packs to adult Cancer patients in the Chemotherapy Suite, Ward 40 and Ward 41. We visit every week, providing gifts that people can pick themselves or are provided our gifts by nursing staff.
Sweet Bee Sweet Shop - In 2018 we started working with Sweet Bee which is a lovely sweet shop that is part of the Northgate School Art College. They teach and support young people with learning difficulties. They also get a chance to work at Sweet Bee to gain life experiences. We think its amazing what they do and every month we collect 1600 packs of sweets for our gift packs that have been carefully packed in Sweet Bee by the staff and students
Bee Hive Cafe - The Bee Hive is a cafe that is situated inside the Northgate School Art College. They provide us with all of our cakes for our coffee morning and they are delicious. Please make sure you go visit them and try out their cakes.
The Elgar Centre - The Elgar Center is our local community centre situated in Upton, Northampton. Every week our volunteers meet and pack the gifts that are handed out at the hospital each week. We also hold our monthly coffee mornings here.
From Me To You- From Me To You are a charity set up by Brian and Alison that hold letter writing workshops so that people can write a letter to someone who is receiving cancer treatment in hospital. We put these letters in gift packs and it is a nice additional surprise in our gift packs.