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Call for Volunteers!

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  Special Stars Foundation is a registered charity supporting people with disabilities and their families, in Hull and East Yorkshire. (Registered Charity number: 1156237). We provide a diverse range of inclusive and accessible activities for people with disabilities and their families, with the aim of reducing social isolation. In addition, we offer a range of support, training and advice services

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Family Open Afternoon

Family Day FINAL

Special Stars Foundation would like to welcome families affected by disability in the region to pop in to this open house afternoon at our new premises in the historic High Street of central Hull. Come along and see what we do, learn about the activities we offer for people with disabilities in the region and find out about our new

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The One Point and IT@Spectrum fundraise for Child Dynamix

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The One Point and IT@Spectrum have raised over £2800 for the charity ‘Child Dynamix’. This sum was raised in sponsorship collected by 10 staff members who braved high temperatures to complete the 2017 Hull 10K run. The figure includes a £500 donation made by The One Point and IT@Spectrum who agreed to donate £50 for each runner competing in the

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Holiday Inn Hull Marina Easter Egg Delivery

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One of the many rewarding aspects of my job … delivering Easter Eggs (and smiles)! The Holiday Inn Hull Marina supports Marie Curie as the hotel group nominated charity but they also like to support more locally where possible. This Easter we have been seeking donations of Easter Eggs – many from our own members of staff too – on our ‘suspEGGtion’

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A bit of Comic Relief at accountancy practice

cbaSadofskys Comic Relief

The team at cbaSadofskys, chartered accountancy practice had fun raising money for Red Nose Day. Doing something funny for money, the whole practice ‘dressed-up’ instead of the usual dress-down Friday and everyone really went to town. Donating £2 to dress up or, a £5 fine plus a raffle between staff members helped to raise £173 in aid of Comic Relief.

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Marie Curie ‘Wear Yellow’ Day

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We love getting our staff involved – wear yellow day today for Marie Curie and the boss has littered the hotel! It’s always a happy Friday here!

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Simply S’egg’sational!

Suspeggtion bridge

Our Easter coll’egg’tion is going well over at the Holiday Inn Hull Marina! All eggs will be shared and donated between Marie Curie, Sailors Children and NAPA. Feel free to pop in and add to our very own Humber Susp’egg’tion Bridge!

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Holderness group help to boost local knowledge of dementia

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41 people from a local walking group spent a lively hour learning more about dementia last week. Jenny Fothergill of APS Legal Beverley together with Jan Stainforth of transport charity, Beverley Community Lift, held a Dementia Friends information session in Preston Community Hall, East Yorkshire. The Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions

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Promo Co raises £6,200 for children’s wish charity

#LoveHull Caravan of love Feb17

A charity fundraising evening raised over £6,200 in aid of When you Wish Upon a Star, the charity which grants wishes for children living with life threatening illness. The Promotion Company organised their second event for the charity. Having raised a total of £10,000. Over 150 guests attended David Lloyd Gym and enjoyed a #LoveHull themed event which included a

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Mindset trial boosts confidence for female ex-offenders

A unique programme set up in Hull is helping the Together Women Project (TWP) improve the future prospects of some of Hull’s most vulnerable women by improving their self-confidence. Mindset specialist, Sheila Granger has developed the programme which focusses on the specific issues facing young women in Hull who are trapped in damaging lifestyles for most of their adult lives.

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