FACE Christmas Fair – Saturday 3 December

FACE Christmas Fair 2016
The FACE Christmas Fair was held on 3 December at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital. We were delighted to welcome back Grant Stott to open it again this year. The Fair was a mix of stalls, games, refreshments and entertainment - for all the family. Santa was there with his sleigh and we also welcomed back the Lothian & Borders Police Motorbikes ...
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Every Picture Tells a Story

A selection of pictures on ward 11
Last year Alex McRitchie sadly passed away after a brave battle with cancer. Alex was a brilliant photographer who captured such wonderful moments for FACE over many years, including our annual trip to Lapland. His family very kindly allowed FACE to produce prints of some of his photographs, which his daughter Rachel framed for us with the help of the Max Spielmann shop in ...
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5000 Miles – Terra Nova

Terra Nova
On the 23rd May Andrew Dickson began an unsupported cycle across Canada to raise funds for 3 good causes close to his heart – all making a difference for the treatment and care of young people. This includes FACE. Andrew set off from Vancouver and is due to arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia (5000 miles away) by the 23 August. Andrew has provided us with brilliant pictures on...
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5000 Miles Across Canada

Andrew Dickson FACE
Today Andrew Dickson begins an unsupported cycle across Canada to raise funds for 3 good causes close to his heart – all making a difference for the treatment and care of young people. This includes FACE. Andrew sets off from Vancouver and is due to arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia (5000 miles away) by the 23 August. Andrew is seen here with his bike and specially designed ...
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FACE – Charity Golf Day

FACE - Charity Golf Day
Following on from the success of this event last year, a Charity Golf Day is being held on Sunday 28th August at Ratho Park Golf Club. The format is Texas Scramble, teams of 3, with prizes for longest drive, nearest the pin and overall winner. Tee times start from 10am and it promises to be a fantastic day out. If you would like to take part and help raise funds for FACE at the...
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FACE Summer Football Cup 2016

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Unfortunately due to essential maintenance required to school buildings across Edinburgh, we are not able to hold the FACE Summer Football Cup this year. This is a 7 a-side Charity Football Tournament for Senior Football teams in Edinburgh. Arranged by Scott Fusco this was a great success in 2015 and we hope to be able to run it again in 2017. If you would like more detai...
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Room With A View

photo of Ward 11 window - before and after
FACE were approached by one of the nursing staff in Ward 11 of the Western General Hospital to see if we could help with one of the rooms in the ward that looked straight into a brick wall. After exploring options FACE arranged for an image of Edinburgh Castle to be laid over the window. Here are pictures of the before and after. The feedback for this initiative has b...
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The British School of Kuwait – Scotland House

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Through Scott Fusco, a good friend of FACE, the Scotland House nominated FACE to be the beneficiary of their fundraising activities through the year. In January the school held a fun run for pupils, parents and staff across all the school houses (Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales). There was a choice of running 2 kilometres or 4 kilometres and 112 Kuwait Dollars (£...
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FACE Santa Sleigh

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Following the launch of the FACE Santa Sleigh at the Christmas Fair – Santa and his helpers have just completed their first world tour. On its travels the FACE Sleigh landed at Sainsbury superstores across the Edinburgh area, the Gilmerton Bowling Club, Saughtonhall Community Centre, Hibernian Football Club, the Sick Kids Hospital and the Hilton Grosvenor. Santa and the t...
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‘A Wonderful Day’

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The trip to Lapland on Sunday 13 December 2015 was the 22nd time that FACE had taken children to meet Santa Claus at his home in the Arctic circle. It was once again a wonderful day for all the children, up very early for the flight over to Enontekio and wrapped warmly in snow suits to shield them from temperatures of minus 28. They had a brilliant time playing in t...
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