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13 December 2019: Festive Day

Wear your festive accessory to support Southampton Hospital Charity!

On Friday the 13th December 2019 we are asking hospital staff, patients, local schools, colleges and businesses to take part in our Festive Day to raise funds for our National Elf Service!.

Why not wear your festive jumper, novelty tie, glittery socks, flashing earrings, antlers or hat on the day and donate just £1. (More ideas on what to wear in the PDF at the bottom of the page). If this day doesn’t work for your school or business – don’t worry. You can take part whenever suits you best. Register your interest below and we will post out a FREE fundraising pack with some helpful hints and materials.

And most importantly, don’t forget to show us your festive spirit on the day by sharing your photos!

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Competition time!

Competition one: Sign up to take part in our festive day celebrations before Friday 22 November for a chance to win an enchanted beauty advent calendar donated by The Body Shop. For everyone already signed up, your names have been automatically added to the list to win the advent calendar.

Competition two: For all those teams signed up within University Hospital Southampton and Princess Anne Hospital, this year your chief executive Paula Head will be coming around the hospital to judge teams signed up to our festive day. For the best costumes and area, you could win £300 for a ward or project of their choice. Sign up below! 


Nurses in festive dressHow to maximise fundraising on the day:

Your ward, school or business might want to go a little further by:

  • Playing some festive games.
  • Organising a Christmas Quiz.
  • Having a cake sale (ideas in PDF at bottom of the page).
  • Sponsoring your boss or head teacher to wear something festive (and silly) for the day.

Whatever you do, you can send us your pictures and we will share them on social media.   


Festive day selfieHow to donate your money

You can bring cash into the charity office - we are based just inside Southampton General Hospital (ask for us at main reception). Or pay it into your bank account and:

  • Write a cheque payable to 'Southampton Hospital Charity' (write "Festive Day 2019" on the back).
  • Donate by credit or debit card by calling us on 023 8120 8881.
  • Donate by BACS - give us a call and we can give you our bank details and a paying in reference.
  • Donate online here


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