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Your stories

Our supporters often share the most amazing stories with us about what inspired them to raise money to support NHS Lothian patients and staff. You can read some of these stories below:

Supporter stories

Photo of a garden with a marquees. People are walking around looking at the NHS Big Tea stalls and chatting.

Maureen’s Story: Giving back by taking part in the NHS Big Tea

The NHS Big Tea event isn’t just about brewing tea; it’s about brewing community support for a cause close to […]

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Katherine, her daughter Olivia and friend Tracy holding their medals at the finish line of the Kiltwalk

Katherine’s Story: Making a difference by taking on the Kiltwalk

Katherine, Olivia and Tracy are three amazing people who took part in the Kiltwalk to raise money for NHS Lothian […]

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Thomas’ Story: Giving back to those who saved my Papa Jim

In 2021, the Lewis family found themselves waiting anxiously for news of their Papa Jim, who was being treated in […]

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Andrew presents a cheque to NHS Lothian staff at Edinburgh Cancer Centre

Andrew’s Story: Overcoming Challenges, Giving Back and Climbing to New Heights

After receiving exceptional care during his cancer treatment, Andrew Baillie decided to give back, and raise money for NHS Lothian […]

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Got a story to share?

If you’re undertaking a challenge or would like to say thank you to the amazing NHS staff who cared for you or a loved one, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch with Tu Edwards, our Community and Events Fundraiser.