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Karen Flower





Charity Business News - The stands at the Academy Stadium may have been empty of spectators for the FA Women s Super League match between Manchester City and Reading, but one lucky young fan was given an exclusive touchline view with a virtual mascot experience.


Virtual mascot experience for Manchester Francis House hospice sibling

3 ways you can help Francis House Childrens Hospice

By Karen Flower

Mar 12 2021 03:48PM

Charity Business News - Run the distance The hospice is seeking enthusiastic runners to support them in two mass participation events. First up, a fantastic opportunity for anyone dreaming of running in the prestigious Virgin Money London Marathon.


3 ways you can help Francis House Childrens Hospice

Charity Business News - When Francis House Children s Hospice asked its supporters to take on a walking challenge to help raise funds, kind-hearted Maria was one of the first to sign up and has raised a staggering 3,363.


Maria's 8 mile memory walk raises £3363 for Francis House

Leading developer donates £13000 to Francis House

By Karen Flower

Feb 01 2021 05:02PM

Construction Business News - Leading developer Barratt Homes has donated 13,000 to Francis House Children s Hospice, which helps care for children and young adults with a life limiting or life threatening condition.


Leading developer donates £13000 to Francis House

Glass Slipper Ball raises £18000 for Francis House

By Karen Flower

Jan 19 2021 10:50AM

Charity Business News - It wasn t the usual venue, and guests weren t necessarily rocking the requisite black tie and fabulous dress, but nonetheless, the Francis House Glass Slipper Ball saw supporters getting into the party spirit helping to help raise more than 18,000.


Glass Slipper Ball raises £18000 for Francis House

Francis House planning New Year Winter Wander

By Karen Flower

Dec 17 2020 05:01PM

Charity Business News - Francis House Children s Hospice is inviting outdoor enthusiasts to put their best foot forward in 2021 and take part in the first ever Francis House New Year Winter Wander.


Francis House planning New Year Winter Wander

Charity Business News - Each tree is unique and has been donated by organisations, community groups and individuals and festooned with must-have gifts and vouchers worth hundreds of pounds. For the past 14 years Quayside MediaCityUK, Salford has been home to the Francis House Festival of Trees for six weeks in the run up to Christmas.


Place your bids for the Francis House Christmas tree auction

Charity Business News - For more than half a century Jim has taken to the stage at hundreds of club venues with his unique mix of music and Elvis performances. At each show he puts out a collection box for the charity close to his heart and his efforts rewarded by donations from grateful fans.


Jim's hospice fundraising wins him Pride of Manchester Award

Sewing to say thank you to Francis House hospice

By Karen Flower

Sep 16 2020 02:52PM

Charity Business News - The family, from Walkden, Salford including Daniel s twin Andrew, now 26, and older brother Matthew, now 28, were supported by the hospice for fourteen years.


Sewing to say thank you to Francis House hospice

Up up and away hospice launches online balloon race

By Karen Flower

Aug 18 2020 02:22PM

Charity Business News - Francis House Children s Hospice has teamed up with Purepages Group in Manchester to offer a 100 eco-friendly way to raise money during the current Coronavirus crisis. Mike Phillips, Managing Director of Ecoracing.co, explained This is a seven-day computer simulation race where everything is real except for the balloon.


Up up and away hospice launches online balloon race

Photographer captures happy lockdown memories

By Karen Flower

Jul 07 2020 10:28AM

Charity Business News - After the death of her best friend from teenage bone cancer, Lian Cunliffe knows only too well the importance of having positive memories during the most difficult of times.


Photographer captures happy lockdown memories

Charity Business News - After her trip to Disneyland was cancelled, Michelle Mcglasson cycled the distance of 473.5 miles between Paris and her parents home in Stockport on an exercise bike raising 315 for Francis House Children s Hospice. The hospice appealed for help to assist with the 250,000 shortfall in income from cancelled fundraising events.


Francis House hospice supporter swaps Disneyland trip with cycle challenge

Boys brave the shave for Francis House Children's Hospice

By Karen Flower

Apr 24 2020 12:00AM

Charity Business News - Kind-hearted youngsters have shaved their heads for Francis House Children s Hospice after hearing about the charity s shortfall in income from cancelled fundraising events as a result of the Coronavirus crisis.


Boys brave the shave for Francis House Children's Hospice

Legal Business News - Employees from Manchester legal recruitment consultancy Interlink Recruitment, have raised more than 6,000 for Francis House Children s Hospice in two years of charity fundraising activity. The internationally operating consultancy with offices in London and Manchester picked Francis House as their Charity of the Year 2018 2019.


Interlink Recruitment reach fundraising goal for Francis House

Charity Business News - It s one for the money, two for the show, DJ and Elvis impersonator Jim Nicholas, has rocked up a staggering 200,390 in donations for Manchester children s hospice Francis House.


Elvis impersonator Jim rocks his way to £200K for Francis House

Francis House launches Give a Gift at Christmas campaign

By Karen Flower

Dec 05 2019 12:00AM

Charity Business News - Thabani, 7, has a rare chromosome imbalance, which has given rise to global developmental delay. He cannot walk, talk and is fed via a tube. In his short life, Thabani has undergone many operations. These include a tracheostomy to help him to breathe, hip surgery and major cranial surgery to alleviate the pressure on his brain.


Francis House launches Give a Gift at Christmas campaign

Charity Business News - Tickets are on sale for Francis House Children s Hospice s annual fundraising ball. The event takes place on Friday, December 6, at the Mere Resort and Spa from 7pm to 1.30am.


Francis House hospice to put on the glitz with fundraising ball

Francis House trekkers conquer the Accursed Mountains

By Karen Flower

Oct 01 2019 12:00AM

Charity Business News - A group of 18 trekkers have returned safely to the UK following an incredible trekking adventure through the magnificent Albanian Alps.


Francis House trekkers conquer the Accursed Mountains

Manchester hospice care for the whole family

By Karen Flower

May 31 2019 12:00AM

Charity Business News - The Solan-Clarke family from Saddleworth, Oldham have been supported by Francis House Children s Hospice in Didsbury for more than three years, after daughter Tehyah suffered a series of mini strokes aged three-and-a-half years old.


Manchester hospice care for the whole family

Marathon Men race home for hospice

By Karen Flower

May 01 2019 12:00AM

Charity Business News - Marathon runners of all ages pushed themselves to the limit and covered hundreds of miles to raise funds for Francis House Children s Hospice. The six men from Greater Manchester pounded the streets in a series of racing challenges.


Marathon Men race home for hospice