An 18-year-old man has been charged with the murder of teenager Leonne Weeks, who was found stabbed to death on a path
#makeamoment Campaign For Forget Me Not Children's Hospice
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice have launched their #makeamoment campaign and have already received backing from a number of high profile supporters on social media.
Educating Yorkshire’s Mr. (Jonny) and celebrity chef Rosemary Shrager have shown their support to the charity by sharing their special moments on Twitter.
#makeamoment is focused around the special moments we all treasure, whether it be getting home after work and having a moment to relax, catching up with friends or perhaps spending quality moments with your family.
Clare-Marie Taylor, Head of Marketing at the charity explains:
'At Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice we support some truly amazing children and families who, even with their extraordinary circumstances, manage to find these special moments every day.
'Dawn, whose ten year old daughter Lucy has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, has her moment every morning when she wakes up her daughter. Even through the pain, Lucy greets her mum with a beautiful smile, something so simple which really does mean the world to her. It is these moments we aim to provide to our families every day in their precious time together and we would love your support in helping us to do this.”
People are encouraged to post on the charity’s Facebook wall or tweet them their moment using #makeamoment.
To help raise funds through this campaign to support local children and families, the charity will then be asking people who have shared their moment to donate £3 by simply texting ‘MOMENT’ to 70007.
You can then nominate your friends and family to join in the campaign and keep it rolling. By supporting this campaign you will then be helping Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice to continue fundraising towards their £3.2million annual target.
On Monday 26th January, the charity will be encouraging people to #makeamoment Forget Me Not supporters will be out in the streets of West Yorkshire on this day, making people’s moments and encouraging the community to make a moment for local families.
If you are working on #makeamoment day get your work colleagues involved and make a moment for fellow staff members; it could be something as simple as offering everyone a cup of tea to letting people leave 20 minutes early, anything which would #makeamoment for your employees.
Thanks to the generous support of Exterion Media Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice have been able to place adverts on bus backs and overtake Huddersfield Train Station with #makeamoment advertising, helping to further raise awareness for the campaign.
Find out more about the campaign and how to get involved at www.forgetmenotchild.co.uk/makeamoment
23 schools have been named on a list of under-performing schools in the country
Stonewall, the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity, has named seven organisations in Yorkshire in its Top 100 Employers list for 2017
A disabled campaigner from West Yorkshire has claimed "an important victory'' in his legal battle for wheelchair users to have priority use for wheelchair spaces on buses
Most Viewed Pictures On Heart
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?