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Ana Gonzalez – the Comrades Marathon August 2022

UPDATE 29 JULY 2022: VERY SADLY, ANA GONZALEZ HAS EXPERIENCED HEALTH ISSUES WHICH HAVE FORCED HER TO WITHDRAW FROM THIS YEAR’S COMRADES MARATHON. SHE IS GUTTED. ANA IS HOPING TO RUN THE COMRADES MARATHON FOR HLMT IN 2023 OR 2024 EVERYONE WHO HAS DONATED TO THIS EVENT HAS BEEN OFFERED A RETURN OF THEIR DONATIONS.…
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Sherwood Street Market – HLMT stall 20th August 2022

HLMT sadly did not run a stall at this event. Having previously offered HLMT a stall, very late in the day, in July 2022, after HLMT had prepared and circulated publicity for this event and arranged volunteers for the stall, the organisers of Sherwood Street Market informed HLMT that we could not have a stall…
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An evening of live music – extraordinary women and more… Louise Jordan, singer-songwriter + Paul Carbuncle support, 28th May 2022 7.30 p.m.

A packed hall was treated to an evening of wonderful music by Louise Jordan and Paul Carbuncle. The theme of Louise’s songs was “Extraordinary women, lesser known and better known.” They included journalist Dorothy Lawrence, working-class suffragette from Derbyshire, Hannah Mitchell and Florence Nightingale. Paul’s folk-punk medley included a brilliant self-penned song about the hostile…
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HLMT Plant and Craft Stall

Saturday 14th May 2022,  10a.m. – 2 p.m. Outside Crimson Tree, Sherwood NG5 2FX The sun shone, the stall attracted many people to look at and buy a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants and crafts. and raised over £1,100 for HLMT. Big thanks to Carol, Charm, Leonie, Liz, Pete, Roger and Stella for…
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Zumbathon Saturday 7th May 2022 10.00am – 1.00pm. (doors open 9.30am)

Charm Daley, a HLMT trustee and Zumba instructor, together with four other instructors ran this fundraising event to celebrate the International day of the Midwife! Three hours of non-stop, high-energy, fun-filled Zumba, with over thirty women taking part, having either raised their own sponsorship or donated to Charm’s fundraising page. A raffle, featuring a signed…
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HLMT Newsletter, March 2022

Dear supporters, You will be glad to hear that a lot has happened in the past few months since our Autumn Newsletter, and that several events are already arranged for this year, three of them in May! This newsletter includes news of forthcoming events, developments in Liberia and recent events: A Zumbathon fundraiser on 7th…
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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 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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