Potential charities for our Birth Right campaign
by Angela Cole
We need your help to choose which charity should benefit from
£4,320 raised in our Birth Right campaign.
Donations flooded in when the Kent Messenger appealed for help
to raise £30,000 to trigger a judicial review to save women and
children’s services at Maidstone Hospital. A pledge of £6,000 took
our total to more than £10,300.
But KCC decided not to lodge the appeal, so the money will be
donated to a suitable registered charity, although the fight to
retain services continues.
Candidates include: the Maidstone Hospital League of Friends,
the National Childbirth Trust Maidstone branch, SANDS (Stillbirth
and Neonatal Death Society), Maidstone Mencap Charitable Trust,
Action for Children, Teenage Cancer Trust, Demelza children’s
hospice, Homestart, Crossroads Maidstone Young Carers Project,
NSPCC Kent and Medway branch, and Gingerbread (charity supporting
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