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Cake Sale by Nottingham City Hospital Maternity Unit Staff, 7th December, 2021

Staff from the maternity team – receptionists, doctors, support workers and midwives – raised £438.87 for The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust. They contributed to the buying and selling of cakes, some paying £10 for a small cookie, in order to raise funds for the Trust. The staff all work in the maternity unit where Helen…
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Magazine article on Liberia and the work of The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust, December 2021

Carol McCormick, HLMT Trustee and retired Consultant Midwife, has recently written the article below for Issue 171 (Winter 2021) of “Midwifery Matters”, the magazine of the Association of Radical Midwives. It describes the work of HLMT in the context of the economic and maternal health conditions in Liberia, and gives a summary of HLMT’s achievements…
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HLMT stalls at events on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December 2021

The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust set up stalls at two really good Christmas markets/fairs over the weekend – at Woodthorpe Park and Bestwood Village. Staffed by trustees and supporters, the Trust made almost £400 towards grants to pay for the study fees of trainee midwives in Liberia . Such a good result. Thanks to everyone…
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HLMT Newsletter Autumn 2021

As HLMT supporters you will be glad to hear that a lot has happened in the past couple of months and that more is planned for the rest of the year. This newsletter includes news of: An evening of Live Music on Saturday 27th November 2021 – 3 bands and HLMT stall; New HLMT cards…
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An evening of Live Music on Saturday 27th November 2021

HLMT organised a cracking night of music on 27th November. Three bands – Ajar, The Strawberry Jammers and Lowered Tones – played three great sets with Nick Loewenstein doing a great job on sound. On a raw cold night 50+ hardy supporters were treated to a night of high-class, varied music. As a result a…
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HLMT Stall at the Nottingham Green Festival on 12th September 2021

The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust ran a really successful stall at the Green Festival, featuring a wide variety of indoor and outdoor plants, Liberian Lapa fabric handmade greetings cards, bags, bunting, lavender bags, cushion covers, dresses, skirts and shirts, arts and crafts, jewellery and much more. The festival was really well run and joyous. HLMT sold…
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HLMT Newsletter August 2021

As this newsletter illustrates, The Helen Loewenstein Memorial Trust has made real progress during the past few months. This, despite Covid restrictions and ongoing caution about the virus, which have significantly limited the number of activities that HLMT has been able to run this year. Esther Bacon School of Nursing and Midwifery, Liberia – latest…
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Nottingham Green Festival, Sunday 12th September 2021 noon to 6.00 p.m.

HLMT will have a stall at the festival, featuring a wide variety of indoor and outdoor plants, Liberian Lapa fabric handmade greetings cards, bags, bunting, lavender bags, cushion covers, dresses, skirts and shirts, arts and crafts, jewellery and much more! We ask all Nottingham supporters to come and say hello at the stall.  You’ll find…
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Presentation of HLMT mugs to midwifery staff in Nottingham on International Day of the Midwife 2021

On 5th May the International Day of the Midwife, Pete Loewenstein, Pippa MacKeith and Stella Nickolay presented 20 HLMT mugs to the staff of the Maternity Unit of the City Hospital, Nottingham on behalf of HLMT trustees.  Helen Loewenstein worked in the unit for seven years. The mugs were paid for by the trustees of…
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HLMT Newsletter May 2021

Mailchimp, Conference Presentation, positive events and WANTED – SOCIAL MEDIA HELP please! Dear supporters It has been a busy and productive April and early May for HLMT, as you will see below. Thanks to everyone who has continued to support the Trust in different ways. Receiving HLMT Newsletters via Mailchimp You may also have received…
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