Category: Charities

Naomi House Jacksplace frees up NHS beds in COVID-19 response

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Naomi House & Jacksplace, the region’s specialist hospice charity for children and young adults, has reopened its state of the art hospice for young adults, Jacksplace, to take in adult patients from local hospitals to support the NHS in the fight against COVID-19. The charity, which last week announced it was temporarily suspending its respite…

Naomi House & Jacksplace team up with local music community to launch live virtual charity gig

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Tonight (Monday 30th March), Naomi House & Jacksplace, the region’s hospice charity for seriously ill children and young adults, is launching ‘Naomi & Jack’s Sessions’, a series of virtual charity gigs on Facebook Live. The charity is launching this new fundraising campaign in collaboration with musicians across the south, who will live stream a gig…

17 year old from Eastleigh shaves off Afro for local children’s hospice

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Last Saturday, 17 year old Jack Purkiss, from Eastleigh, voluntarily had his Afro shaved off to raise money for his local hospices for children and young adults, Naomi House & Jacksplace. Jack has supported the Winchester-based hospice charity over the years via various charity events with his band, so decided to support the hospices again…

Southampton players on local hospice charity single

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Danny Ings and Jack Stephens, players for Premier League club, Southampton FC, have recently been featured playing guitar on Naomi House & Jacksplace’s charity single, Forevermore! Danny and Jack got involved in the Forevermore Song Project after their guitar teacher, Aidan Hampson, was involved in the original recording of the song. Aidan is in the Southampton-based…

Wacky Southampton fun run raises over £10,000 for local hospices

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Naomi House & Jacksplace recently held their very first 5k Mix Up fun run at Fairthorne Manor, Southampton, which raised over £10,000 for the charity. Over 350 people took part in the event, including Naomi House families, nurses, carers, supporters and the local community. Participants were dunked in gunge, pelted with colourful powdered paint and…