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How to help 'Ray Of Hope'

If you would like to help Ray Of Hope - a charity based at Leighton Hospital in Crewe that provides knitted clothing for babies - here is all the information you'll need...

You can send patterns, knit for your local hospital or help Leighton Hospital. If you can help, eMail me at or telephone 01270 582187.

The Special Care Baby Unit at Leighton Hospital, Crewe would welcome the following items:

• Bonnets (with and without scanning flap) 
• Cardigans 10", 12" and 14" (but not matinee jackets) 
• Bootees 
• 24" square blankets (close knit or crochet) 
• 'Christmas Sets' (which babies will take home with them) consisting of: cardigan, bonnet (without scanning flap), mitts & bootees - suitable for size 14" to 16" 


Because of postage costs involved in sending care packages to the various hospitals around Britain, we're looking for UNUSED British postage stamps. Any UNUSED British postage stamps you'd like to donate could be sent to me at:

Christine Cooper
c/o Ray of Hope
6 Bradeley Road

*NOTE - Stamps must be UNUSED


As well as welcoming patterns, wool or completed items, Haslington Ray of Hope can accept cash donations. We have already received some in lieu of flowers from funerals (thank you for thinking of us), and a lady in Sandbach did a pub crawl on our behalf... we also receive support from more conventional activities like coffee mornings.

Donations should be made payable to "MCHT 36601 Ray of Hope" and can be sent to the same address that is listed above in the paragraph about 'stamps'.

If your local hospital's special baby unit has any special requirements, please let us know and I'll post them here. Email me at:

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