London Mayor Boris Johnson paid the “warmest possible tribute” to Jewish Care at its business lunch at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair. The 700 guests raised £250,000 for Jewish Care’s Stepney Jewish Community Centre
Heart Cells Foundation annual film and gala dinner attracted a 200-strong audience to a screening of The Informant! at the Curzon in London’s Mayfair. The event raised over £250,000 to fund cardiac stem cell therapy at Barts and the London NHS Trust. Heart Cells Foundation was founded by the late Ian Rosenberg and his wife, Jenifer
Baroness Scotland was the guest speaker at the British Friends of The Hebrew University’s annual legal dinner. The event, at the Middle Temple in the City of London, raised £20,000 for the law faculty at the Jerusalem university
Some 1,200 supporters attended Norwood’s annual dinner, raising £2.7 million for the charity. At the Grosvenor House event chairman Bernie Myers launched its new campaign, Change A Life, reflecting the wide-ranging demands on the charity
Celebrity lawyer Nick Freeman, better known as Mr Loophole, was the guest speaker at a business breakfast in aid of Manchester Jewish Community Care’s Nicky Alliance Centre. The 160 guests raised £7,000 for the centre
Some 430 supporters of Hazon Yeshaya collected £500,000 to support the Israeli charity in its daily provision of 14,000 meals at soup kitchens in Israel. The event was held at the Millennium Mayfair in London
The Chief Rabbi was the guest speaker at Magen David Adom UK’s 60th anniversary dinner. Addressing over 300 guests, Lord Sacks said that the Anglo-Jewish community’s support for the Israeli medical emergency charity was “magnificent”. Award-winning pianist and singer Michael Feinstein provided the entertainment. The event, held at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair, raised £1.4m for MDA
Michael Howard was the guest speaker at Nightingale’s biennial dinner. Addressing the 500-strong audience, the former Tory leader spoke about the care given by the home to his late mother Hilda. He praised Nightingale as “a shining beacon in the area of care for the elderly”. The event, held at London’s Guildhall, raised over £1 million for the south London home.
Chancellor’s wife Maggie Darling hosted a reception for over 100 JBD supporters at 11 Downing Street to celebrate the charity’s 40th anniversary. The celebration was also an opportunity to raise awareness of the charity’s services. JBD chairman John Joseph told the gathering that many people “living in poor circumstances don’t know we exist”.