Freya receives NHS Heroes award 🐝

Nell’s friend Freya (on ITV’s Lorraine this morning), injured in the Manchester Arena attack, raised £40,000 for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in the wake of the atrocity and was honoured at the NHS Heroes Awards last night.

Freya Lewis broke down in tears as her efforts were recognised by Louis Tomlinson at the ceremony on Monday night.  Freya, 15, was presented with The Young Fundraiser Award by the former One Direction star.

The NHS Heroes Awards will be shown on ITV at 8.30pm on Monday, May 21.

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(From Manchester Evening News…)

The teenager, from Holmes Chapel, was just three metres away from the blast that ripped through the Arena on May 22 following an Ariana Grande concert.

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The attack killed 22 people.  Freya suffered multiple fractures from shrapnel and one of her best friends, Nell Jones, 14, was killed.  Freya had multiple operations and was at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for five weeks.

Doctors feared she may never walk again. But after three months in a wheelchair, she was back on her feet.  She has now raised £40,000 for the hospital and next weekend will take part in the Great Manchester Run.

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Freya’s mum Alison says: “She is so determined. She has shown the most incredible strength.”

The ceremony – hosted by Paul O’Grady – will be broadcast on ITV next week.

Manchester Evening News.

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Nell’s Spring Ball sold out!

Nell’s Spring Ball 21st April…. SOLD OUT! “Tickets for our launch event – Nell’s Spring Ball – have now sold out!! Thank you so, so much to all those that have kindly bought tickets, donated prizes and helped us in any way. We couldn’t do this without you! 💕 We are so looking forward to welcoming you to this event, and over the coming weeks we will be revealing details of our auction prizes! 🐝“ The Remembering Nell Foundation

RNF launch

Nell’s Spring Ball 21st April

The Remembering Nell Foundation hopes to create a lasting memory to Nell Jones; a legacy in which her love, kindness and spirit can continue to help others.  The charity launches on Sat 21st April 2018 with a Black Tie event at The Mere Hotel, Knutsford.

Tickets go on sale on 12 February 2018.  [*Follow The Remembering Nell Foundation on facebook]

Nell’s Spring Ball 21st April

The Remembering Nell Foundation hopes to create a lasting memory to Nell Jones; a legacy in which her love, kindness and spirit can continue to help others.  The charity launches on Sat 21st April 2018 with a Black Tie event at The Mere Hotel, Knutsford.

Tickets go on sale on 12 February 2018.  [*Follow The Remembering Nell Foundation on facebook]

The Remembering Nell Foundation

The Remembering Nell Foundation has been set up by the family and friends of Nell to create a lasting memory to Nell Jones; a legacy in which her love, kindness and spirit can continue to help others.  [Follow The Remembering Nell Foundation on facebook]

The purpose of the charity is:
‘Improving the lives and wellbeing of young people in the North West’

The charity will do this by raising funds to support registered charities that may;

– Provide recreational and leisure time activities, in the interests of social welfare, for young people living in the North West of England, who have specific needs by reason of their age, infirmity or disability, poverty or social and economic circumstances, with a view to improving the conditions of their lives.
– Improve the life chances of young people by developing their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as independent, mature and responsible individuals.
– Support children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing by supporting change so that children and young people can cope with life’s adversities, find help when needed and to succeed in life.
– Support young people who are struggling with bad housing or homelessness through physical, psychological or financial support and advice, with a view to improving the conditions of their lives.

“Nell Jones was tragically taken from us in the Manchester Arena attack on the 22nd May 2017. Our Nell was just lovely. She was kind, caring, loving and clever. She was a great friend and always put others before herself. She hated to see people upset and would go out of her way to make others feel welcome with her famous smile. She loved her friends, shopping, clothes, make up, meeting new people and trying new things. Nell meant the world to us and we loved her with all of our hearts. We were blessed to have had her in our lives for 14 wonderful years.” The Remembering Nell Foundation.

Contact email: enquiries@rememberingnell.com