Unfortunately our bike is not leading the elite runners to the finish line of the Great North Run nor are our team of runners going to be running from Newcastle to South Shields tomorrow. Like many plans this year things have changed and instead the Great North Run launched their virtual version with an app including the iconic sounds associated with the run.
Well what can we say apart from absolutely incredible effort from the team at the Mallard (Seaham) and everyone involved in the event they held yesterday. It was a fabulously well organised social distanced ‘Rock the Lockdown’ with brilliant live music and such generosity from all raising our charity a whooping £1,363.78!
This afternoon our volunteer driver, Sam, met with Blood Bikes Scotland to transport samples from Western General Hospital, in Edinburgh, to the Freeman Hospital, in Newcastle.
With less than 4 months until Christmas today we are launching our design our Christmas Card Competition. With the success of our previous competitions over the last couple of years we are excited to see what you design for us in 2020. See below for more details:
How to enter
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic Northumbria Blood Bikes volunteers have stepped up to do whatever they could to support our NHS. From transporting Covid-19 samples, PPE to taking on extra daytime shifts to support transporting patients. Volunteers have also taken part in numerous relays of samples and donated milk outside of usual duty hours.
Today we are joining our #BloodBike family in celebrating #BloodBikeDay and #RisingToTheChallege
*sound on* https://youtu.be/GkWsUc-CfEY
Earlier in the year we purchased our new Blood C
Can you spare some of your free time to help make a difference to patients across the North East? Whether it be Riders, Drivers, Shift Controllers or Fundraisers there is a role for everyone. Come and join us, together
we will make a difference.
We need £5,500 per month to continue. Can you help with a regular donation?
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