Farington resident donates doll to help raise funds for maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

Posted on - 25th June, 2020 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Competitions, Health, People, Preston News
nurse ragdoll created by Judy Quin
Local charity Baby Beat are offering the chance to win a handmade NHS doll

A charity that supports babies and mothers in maternity units at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals has launched a new competition to help raise much-needed funds.


Baby Beat are encouraging members of the public to enter the competition to name and win a handmade nurse doll, created by Farington resident Judy Quinn.

Judy recently raised £120 for Baby Beat by auctioning a handmade NHS scrubs-wearing rag doll, and has since donated another doll as a prize for the latest competition.

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Cathy Skidmore, from Baby Beat, said: “This is a fabulous opportunity to win a wonderful doll to keep or give as a gift, knowing it has been lovingly made for a good cause.

“We’d like to say a huge thank you to Judy for such a generous donation and for giving us a second doll – you’re a superstar Judy!

“We can’t wait to see some entries, and we are grateful to everyone who enters as all funds make a big difference to the mums and babies on our neonatal units.”

Anyone can enter by going to Baby Beat’s justgiving page and donating £2, before suggesting a name of their choice for the doll.

All funds raised will go to the charity, and the winner will be drawn at random on Sunday 5 July.

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For more information, contact the Baby Beat team on 01772524414 or by e-mail.

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