1 June 2023 - 30 June 2023

Run or Walk 75 miles in June to celebrate the NHS’ 75th Birthday!

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Our National Health Service (NHS) is celebrating its 75th Birthday in 2023. Get involved and help NHS Lothian Charity continue to make healthcare better for people patients, their loved ones and staff.

Run or walk a mile for every year our NHS has dedicated to us throughout June and raise money to support life-changing projects. It’s as simple as that. So dust off your running or walking shoes and get started with your training. Sign up and we’ll send you a FREE running vest or t-shirt and more details to get you started.

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NHS 75th Birthday fundraising ideas

Don’t fancy running or walking? We have a list of other fun activities you can get involved in to show your appreciation for the years of commitment and innovation our NHS has given us all in every aspect of life, from the moment we are born through to end-of-life care.

Raise money to help your local NHS charity improve and enhance healthcare for everyone in your community now and for another 75 years. Healthcare advancements help provide a better quality of life for patients and keep families together longer. It also supports enhanced wellbeing initiatives for staff, ensuring those who are caring for us and our loved ones are at their very best.

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Making a donation is a wonderful way to say #ThankYouNHS and to help us be there for even more people now and in the future.

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