11 ways you can support the Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital

You can support the Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital in so many different ways. Helping us enhance services, assist staff and patients, and contribute to ensuring the hospital’s long-term future.

Choose the ways in which you would like to support us – we really appreciate any and all help.

1. Volunteer for the Friends

It’s fun and rewarding to volunteer for the Friends. Meet friendly new people, contribute to a worthwhile local cause, and learn new skills.

Volunteer with the Friends of TMH

Why volunteer for the Friends of TMH?

  • Make a difference in your local community.
  • Meet friendly people.
  • Be part of the Teddington community.
  • Regain confidence and purpose.
  • Feel healthier and fulfilled.
  • Gain new expertise and rediscover talents.
  • Have fun!

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2. Become a Member

Without the loyalty and support of our members, we would be unable to fund vital projects at Teddington Memorial Hospital. These projects help improve the lives of patients and staff and help ensure the hospital’s long-term future. Put simply; members make what we do possible.

Members of The Friends of TMH

We sincerely hope you will join us in making a difference in our local community.

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3. Donate

Donations towards vital projects are always very much appreciated. Your support ensures that the Friends can speedily respond to requests for equipment and improvements, knowing that it can either meet funding requirements immediately or have a base from which to launch a larger appeal.

Contactless donation unit

Make a donation via our website

Or tap your card on the Contactless Donation unit currently in Squires Garden Centre, Twickenham.

4. Partner with us

The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital works in partnership with local companies, small businesses, and non-profit organisations to offer community support to Teddington Memorial Hospital.

Partner with Us The Friends of TMH

Why partner with The Friends of TMH?

We highly value our community partnerships and seek to ensure these are of shared benefit.

  • Develop a strong relationship with our community
  • Nurture employees/members’ personal growth
  • Improve community visibility and interest

The benefits to your organisation of a partnership with the Friends include:

  • Greater involvement of staff/members in our community to boost personal growth.
  • Giving back to the community to support a vital local valued resource.
  • Contributing to your organisation’s success and sustainability.

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5. Switch to Amazon Smile

Please support the Friends when you shop with Amazon.

Amazon Smile the Friends of TMH

We have signed up with AmazonSmile, so when you shop, Amazon donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to The League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know and use, same products, prices, and service.

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6. Sign up for Give as you Live and Shop & Give

Give as you Live

It’s free to raise money for charity when you shop online. Shop at over 6,000 leading stores via the website, Donation Reminder or app, and you’ll raise free funds for the Friends.

Give as you Live the Friends of TMH

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7. Use our QR code

You asked for easy ways to make donations to the Friends. When you see our QR code, place your phone camera on the QR code for quick access to our donation page.

QR code the Friends of TMH

8. Visit our hospital Shop

Don’t forget we have a wonderful shop which stocks a range of food and drink, healthy snacks, toys, stationery and much more. Visit the shop when you come for your appointment, every purchase counts! Follow the shop on Instagram @theleagueoffriendsshop for updates.

Volunteer of the Month Robert The Friends of TMH

9. Complete a fundraising challenge

Thinking of running, swimming, walking, or attempting another challenge to raise money for a good cause? We’d love for you to support the Friends. Here’s a wonderful example of what one person can achieve.

10km fundraising swim raises over £1000

Anne Renshaw Friends of TMH fundraising swim

Anne Renshaw undertook a fantastic 10km fundraising swim, without a wetsuit, at Shepperton Lake for The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital in memory of her Mum, Anne Rae. To date, she has raised a brilliant £1,140! Congratulations, Anne, what an amazing swim! And a big thank-you to all her generous supporters.

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10. Participate in events

We regularly arrange fundraising events and quiz evenings and attend local fairs. We couldn’t hold these events successfully without the participation of our supporters, so please join us.

volunteer for The Friends of TMH

Next events:

Hampton Social Club Quiz Friday, 11 November 2022

Just £5 per team for entry.

Find out more at Hampton Social Club

Teddington Christmas Lights Up Thursday, 24 November

Every year, the people of Teddington are treated to a hub of festive Christmas cheer as the town is brought to life with the official lights switch on.

Residents come together for the lights up whilst enjoying a fantastic array of market stalls and music performances in a true communal celebration.

Visit our stall on Stanley Road, outside the Methodist Church.

Read more at Nub News

Hampton Hill Lighting Up Parade Friday, 25 November

See us in the Oak Room at the United Reformed Church Christmas Fayre.

Find out more at Visit Richmond

11. Leave a Gift in your Will

Leave a Gift in your Will the Friends of TMH

When you leave a gift in your Will to the Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital, you help ensure the long-term future of our highly valued community hospital: Teddington Memorial.

Gifts in Wills fund well over half of the Friends’ projects, so your legacy is more important to our community today than ever.

Gifts in Wills are vital to our projects, so any gift you give, whatever size you may choose to leave us after caring for your family and friends, will make a big difference to patients, families, and staff.

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Support The Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital

Whichever way you prefer to support the Friends, we really appreciate your help. You are supporting staff, patients, and our community. Thank you!

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