Archive: Feb 2013

Help us raise £1,000 in a day!

If you are interested in volunteering or can support us in some other way, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for volunteers to help us bag pack in Marks & Spencer:

– Saturday 30 March in Marks & Spencer on Northumberland Street in Newcastle

– Saturday 4 May in Marks & Spencer on Northumberland Street in Newcastle

It’s fun, only 3 hours of your time (either 10.00-1.00pm or 1.00-4.00pm), and we can raise £1,000 in a day!

Please contact us here so we can talk to and send you some background information.

Charity Pig Race Night & Auction

Smelters Arms SignTitle: Charity Pig Race Night & Auction
Location: Smelter’s Arms, Castleside, Consett
Description: For a fun night in a great pub, all in a good cause suporting Tiny Lives, check out the Smelters Arms in Castleside near Consett.
Date: 2013-03-01

A Quayside Jog for Tiny Lives

Title: A Quayside Jog for Tiny Lives
Location: Newcastle Quayside
Link out: Click here
Anji is running several races this year as her beautiful nephew Sam was in special care for three months last year. She’s planning to do the Edinburgh half marathon in May, the Great North Run in September, and is starting with a few smaller events.  The first is a 10k race along Newcastle Quayside on Sunday 3 March. Meet at 9.30-9.45 for a 10.00am start outside the Baltic. Contact her at if you want to join in!  Anji is certainly putting her athletics coaching licence to good use!! So check out her JustGiving page to support her year of running for Tiny Lives.

Date: 2013-03-03

Prem Babies Raise Funds for Tiny Lives

Carol Meredith receiveing a cheque on behalf of the Tiny Lives charity from Ellie Sargent and other Longridge pupils who benifited from the special care babies charity as infants. The school raised the £551 holding a non-uniform day.Even premature babies (when grown up!) can raise funds for Tiny Lives.  These former premature pupils and their friends at Longridge Towers, Berwick-upon-Tweed enjoyed a non-uniform day in December 2012 and raised £551.91.  A big thank you to everyone who was happy not to wear a tie! 

(Picture by Johnston press, Berwick Advertiser)

Newcastle Rotary Raise £3,000 for Tiny Lives

Thanks to Newcastle Rotary for raising £3,000. President Linda is seen here with her son, Andrew, who was born weighing just over 3lbs and very premature. Just look what happened to him thanks to the Special Care Baby Unit!Ncle Rotary