NeoAngels Charity

Yarm School Raises £10,000 for NeoAngels Charity

NeoAngels has received £10,639 following a charity fundraising ball, organised by the Yarm Prep School Social Committee

NeoAngels charity supports the special care baby unit at the University Hospital of North Tees and the neonatal unit at The James Cook University Hospital. Both units provide care to hundreds of premature and poorly babies every year and support for their families.

Yarm Prep School‘s cruise-themed event, ‘The Captains Ball’ saw Yarm’s Princess Alexandra Auditorium transformed into a 5-star cruise liner for the night. It brought together people from across Teesside and the Tees Valley to raise money for an important cause.

Balinder and Jasdeep Ladhar, parents and active members of the YPSSC decided to raise money for this particular charity. NeoAngels charity holds a special place in their hearts. Having provided invaluable assistance and support during their daughter’s 33-day stay in the special care unit following her early arrival.

Bill Sawyer, Head at Yarm Prep School, said:

“Gratitude abounds for the incredible support and generosity from parents and local businesses. It made the ball’s live and online auctions resounding successes.

“Learning about the impactful work of the charity, dedicated to supporting families in our community, was truly enlightening. Not only do they offer an array of services for families, including financial and emotional support, they also fundraise to provide much-needed equipment for the units.  

“We extend a heartfelt thank you to the YPSSC for their outstanding efforts in ensuring the success of the ball. And to all those who contributed in various capacities.” 

A Word from NeoAngels Charity Trustee, Jodie Jenkins

“The donation from the Yarm Prep School Social Committee is hugely appreciated. 

“Such a generous contribution will allow NeoAngels to continue to support families who have pre-term or poorly babies.

“Donations allow us to continue funding weekly playgroup sessions for babies and their families, provide emotional support in terms of gifts for special occasions, and continue providing vouchers and contributions to the costs of travel and daily hot meals.

“We appreciate the generosity of YPSCC. Support like this enables us to achieve the goals of our charity.”

Supporters of the event included: Lucy and Mark Howard, Aspire Technology Solutions, Denplan, J&B Dental Group, Sweden & Martina Dental Implants, and sports professionals Kieran Trippier, Jordan Pickford, Andrew Davies and Ryan Sidebottom.

Special thanks to Ingrid Brough-Williams for the graphic design work used to promote the event.