Caroll’s Column – Friday 12th May

I hope you are enjoying the warmer weather. It’s lovely to have a taste of the summer, long may it continue.I want to wish a very warm welcome to Lauren Thompson who has joined the team this week as our community fundraiser. She is currently...

Caroll’s Column – Friday 5th May

Hi – I hope you had a lovely Bank Holiday weekend and May has started well for you.I can’t believe we are a quarter of the way through the year already. May is such a lovely month with lots of lovely blossoms, sunshine and longer...

Sunshine Run 2017

Sunshine Run 2017 Join us in this years Sunshine Run on Wednesday 21st June 2017! Registration is £20, to register email rebecca.jama@ncjmedia.co.uk You can also pay your registration at - https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/SunshineRun2017 A huge thanks to our sponsors: intu Eldon Square & intu Metrocentre ...

Sunflower Ball 2017 – Theme announced…

Sunflower Ball 2017  Friday 22nd September 2017  We are delighted to announce the theme for this year’s Sunflower Ball:   ‘Arabian Nights'   A table of 10 costs £1,000   Book your table HERE or for more information email events@sunshine_fund.org or call 0191 466 1026BOOK YOUR TABLE HERE   If your company is interested in sponsoring this...

Caroll’s Column Thursday 6th April

Hi,So it’s April. We’re a quarter of the way through the year. The leaves are appearing on the trees and the weather’s heating up. I hope all your New Years resolutions are coming to fruition.At the Sunshine Fund in January our plans were to reach...

Glass Slipper Awards

From dedicated fundraisers to high achievers, these inspirational women were praised for their hard work at a glittering ceremony.The Glass Slipper Awards, organised by The Chronicle Sunshine Fund, were announced at the Hilton NewcastleGateshead yesterday.There were eight categories, including Young Achiever, Woman Of The Year...

Caroll’s Column Friday 3rd March

Hi there. How did it get to be March?I’ve a feeling this year is going to fly by. Bring on the spring.Wow – we raised an amazing £17,500 on Friday afternoon from the lovely generous attendees of our Glass Slipper awards at the Hilton Newcastle/Gateshead.The...

The Glass Slipper Awards 2017 – THE WINNERS

What a day at the Glass Slipper Awards 2017   We searched far and wide for worthy nominations and remarkable women to be winners in 2017. And on Friday 24th February, over a fabulous lunch at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, our hosts Daymon Britton & Rachel Teate announced our worthy winners in...

Save the Dates 2017: Sunflower Ball & Celebrity Question of Sport

Sunflower BallJoin us at this year's glittering annual fund-raising bash at the Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park which is taking place on Friday 22nd September. The theme will be announced soon!Tables of ten are £1,000.Book your table now!Celebrity Question of SportTake part in our annual celebrity sporting quiz not...

Somebody out there who cares

EVERY day is different – and challenging – for Caroll Pattison.And she wouldn’t have it any other way because the results of her team’s hard work are so worthwhile.As director of the Sunshine Fund for the past six years, Caroll has seen a huge increase...