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#BoostInABox Christmas Appeal Success

Amazing supporters came together to show their support for UK nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants in need, and also spread some festive magic to nurses working hard over Christmas.

Generous gifts made to Cavell Nurses’ Trust during December 2018 supported the #BoostInABox Christmas appeal, which will help support UK nurses in need. For each £50 that was donated to this unique appeal, a wonderful #BoostInABox was ‘unlocked’ and posted to hard-working nursing professionals! These were delivered to hospitals across the UK – from Northern Ireland to Cornwall, and Norfolk to Southport and beyond!

Incredible supporters donated over £5,000 to support nursing professionals facing hardship, which unlocked over 100 #BoostInABox parcels!

Each parcel was filled with a range of gifts which brought working nurses a BOOST! These included perfume, coffee, moisturisers, hairspray, aftershave, tea, chocolates, energy bars and some festive treats too.

Nursing staff were often nominated to receive boxes by their colleagues and were chosen for many reasons including their many years of hard work, the compassionate care they give to families, being a role model and mentor to others or because they have had a really hard year and needed some recognition.

We can’t thank our donors enough for helping to transform lives and bring smiles at Christmas.

#BoostInABox was generously sponsored by Thornbury Nursing Services, whose incredible support allowed even more boxes to be unlocked, and even more nursing professionals in need to be offered life-changing support.

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