25th Anniversary Ball – Volunteer Opportunity

Posted by Anne-Marie on October 31, 2018

Are you looking for the chance to experience a Black Tie event and help us raise funds to support patients suffering with Head & Neck disease, then this volunteer opportunity may be for you. Where: Birmingham Hilton Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP When: Saturday 25th November 2018 Commitment: One evening       …Read more

Get A-Head Funds Clinical Doctorate for Speech & Language Therapist

Posted by Anne-Marie on October 15, 2018

  In 2012 Get A-Head provided a grant to Camilla Dawson to fund her tuition fees for a Clinical Doctorate at the University of Southampton, which Camilla completed whilst working as Clinical Lead for Speech and Language Therapy at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, entitled “Intensive versus non-intensive speech and language therapy for dysphagia rehabilitation post surgical reconstruction …Read more

Reiss Sample Sale – Volunteer Opportunity

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 31, 2018

  What:  Reiss Clothing Sample Sale Where:  The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA When:  Thursday 8th – Sunday 11th November 2018 Commitment: Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November Morning (9.00am – 12.30pm) Early Afternoon (12.30pm – 4.00pm) Late Afternoon (4.00pm – 7.15pm) Saturday 10th November Morning (9.00am – 1.00pm) Afternoon (1.00pm – 5.00pm) Sunday …Read more

Fashion & Fizz – Friday 28th September 2018

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 28, 2018

We would like to invite you to join us for our Fashion & Fizz Show on Friday 28th September from 12 noon until 4pm at The St John’s Hotel, Solihull. Tickets are £25 each and as well as the Fashion Show, include a two course lunch and a glass of Fizz.  There will also be …Read more

#CAN Fundraising for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 17, 2018

Last year Jenny Armstead and friends launched a fundraising campaign in memory of their beautiful friend Carol Ann (#CAN). The aim was to have plenty of fun whilst raising funds for Get A-Head and to date they have raised a fantastic £21,000 to support our research.   Joanie hosted a #CAN DO AfternoonTea. She gathered …Read more

Get A-Head Supports New Cancer Unit at Solihull Hospital

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 27, 2018

  At a recent Trustees meeting the team were pleased to approve a grant of £20,000 to fund 4 chemotherapy chair spaces at the new Haematology and Oncology Day Unit at Solihull Hospital. Solihull Hospital Charity raised £150,000 towards the unit, helping individuals that are currently receiving cancer treatments. The new facility provides more peace and comfort …Read more

Taste of Summer Networking Event

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 23, 2018

Our Taste of Summer Networking Event is being held on Thursday 2nd August from 10am until noon at our Get A-Head Solihull Office, 695 Warwick Road, B91 3DA Come along & join us for a friendly, informal networking event and enjoy the summer taste of strawberries & cream This event is open to all and is free to attend. Just bring …Read more

AmazonSmile and Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 20, 2018

Do you shop online using Amazon? You can now raise money for Get A-Head when you shop with AmazonSmile.   The Get A-Head Charitable Trust is registered with AmazonSmile.  When you shop, Amazon could donate some of the price of your purchase to help us fund more educational courses, medical research and the purchase of vital …Read more

Skydiving Fundraisers take the leap for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 13, 2018

On Saturday 30th June five daredevil fundraisers plummeted 13,000ft to raise funds for Get A-Head, and have to date raised over £3,000 between them. The 5 Skydiving fundraisers included a team of three Unilever employees, raising money in memory of their colleague Mel Jaggard, who died from a rare form of neck cancer, Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, in 2013.   Ryan, Mel Jaggard’s …Read more

UKF Group’s 5k Inflatable Run raises over £700 for charity!

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 4, 2018

On Saturday 16th June, UKF Group took on the Gung-Ho! 5k Inflatable Run at Cofton Park, Birmingham. Chairman Phil Morris, Operations Director Chris Morris, Group Managing Director Simon Greenhill and Sales Director Ian Griffiths were just a few of the volunteers who ran the inflatable obstacle course, in aid of The Get A-Head Charitable Trust. …Read more

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