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Reece Donnelly Announced as Ambassador for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland

Reece Donnelly poses with Andrew, a member of SBH ScotlandSpecialist disability charity, Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland is delighted to announce Scottish entrepreneur, actor, and presenter Reece Donnelly as its newest Ambassador.

Reece has been involved with the charity for over a year and is now stepping in to increase his involvement to support all families helped by SBH Scotland. With a diverse career in the entertainment industry spanning projects such as Waterloo Road (BBC), appearing on the 17th season of The Apprentice (BBC) and launching his own business podcast “The Scottish CEO Show” he will be joining other high profile names such as Gordon Ramsay OBE and Paralympian Meggan Dawson Farrell in supporting the charity.

SBH Scotland provide a lifetime commitment of support, care, and vital information to children and families affected by spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and related conditions. Their dedicated support and clinical team work across Scotland to improve the quality of life for each baby born with the disabilities, advocating for their needs and working tirelessly to increase public awareness.

Hospital Saturday Fund donate £14,000 to SBH Scotland

3 individuals stood, the middle person is posing with a cheque in hand. The Hospital Saturday Fund donated grants to twenty-five Scottish charities at a special reception hosted at Glasgow City Chambers on 29 February 2024. In total, £110,000 was donated to the charities at the event, which was hosted by The Lord Provost of Glasgow, Councilor Jacqueline McLaren.

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland, received a grant to fund a specialist nurse in the West of Scotland and other charities such as Clan Cancer Support received grants which will be used to fund support such as complementary therapy sessions. 

Speaking at the reception The Lord Provost of Glasgow, Jacqueline McLaren, celebrated the extraordinary work of all the charities receiving donations from The Hospital Saturday Fund.

Brave Mum's Prove Sky's the Limit for Charity Supporting their Children

Abby skydiving through the blue sky, clouds belowTwo brave women from different ends of the country chose to take to the skies in an adrenaline fuelled skydive to raise crucial funds for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland who have provided dedicated support to their families.

Abby McDonald (pictured right) from Stonehaven and Jade Montgomery (pictured below) from Hamilton kick-started the new year by taking on a tandem freefall parachute jump at Strathallan Airfield in Perth and Kinross and raising over £3,000 in the process. From an exhilarating 10,000ft in the sky and at speeds of up to 120mph, the unforgettable experience was inspired by the support for their respective daughter and son.

Abby’s daughter Bella was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus 7 years ago and Abby describes the help she has received from SBH Scotland as ‘immeasurable’.

Local family announces the return of their sparkling fundraiser to raise vital funds for SBH Scotland

family of 3 people sit smiling at camera.A Laurencekirk family is set to stage its sixth much loved Spring Bling Dinner Dance, to raise vital funds for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland.

Carol Fullerton, from Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, had been hosting an annual fundraiser for many years before Covid-19 struck and the 2020 event was cancelled. Now, in 2024, the event is back and promises to have more sparkle than ever before whilst raising funds for a cause very close to Carol’s heart as the specialist charity has supported her family for over 15 years since her daughter Rebecca was born with spina bifida.

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the dinner dance on Saturday 27th April 2024, at the Aberdeen Altens Hotel. For those looking to snap up tickets, you won’t be disappointed, with a drink on arrival, a delicious three course meal, and dazzling entertainment from Scotland’s foremost live function band - Glitz!

Amazing Burns Night raises £85,000 for SBH Scotland

Nicola Cassells and Colin Bryce are stood on a dramatically lit stage singing. They are dressed in tartan finery. Scotland’s corporate community was out in force at Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland’s annual “A Question of Burns” supper, now in its 32nd year, raising £85,000 for the specialist charity.

420 guests gathered at the Glasgow Hilton Hotel on the 25 January to celebrate the life and work of the famous Scottish Bard with an evening of poetry, performances and a traditional Burns feast.

Former Scottish international rugby player and sports presenter Andy Nicol hosted the evening, with co-host Ella Chambers, which saw guests enjoy renditions of Burns’ famous poems, a three-course meal, auction and a quiz on all things Rabbie Burns.

Other notable faces in attendance included Kevin Brown with his 'Address to a Haggis’, Scottish actor (Still Game) comedian and writer Sanjeev Kohli, gave the Toast to the Lassies whilst Joyce Falconer (River City) gave the Reply on Behalf of the Lassies.

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Reece Donnelly Announced as Ambassador for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland
Reece Donnelly Announced as Ambassador for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus ScotlandReece says, “Stepping up as an Ambassador for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland has me buzzing with excitement!"

Hospital Saturday Fund donate £14,000 to SBH Scotland
25 Scottish charities received donations in February

Brave Mum's Prove Sky's the Limit for Charity Supporting their Children
“If my son can overcome brain surgeries and daily headaches then I knew I could jump out the sky for 5 minutes to raise awareness and money for a good cause.”

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