Welcome to our Sponsor a Nurse Campaign for 2020. We’re delighted to announce that you can now sponsor a Mary Ann staff member from our CEO to our Senior Care Support Workers.

We need your help, due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 we need new forms of fundraising. This involves trying new and innovative ways to raise money. Our staff are working tirelessly in the community to protect the most vulnerable from the devastating effects of this pandemic.

Put the fun back in fundraising! Get a thank you across our social media channels as well as your logo/photo and a link to your chosen website along with the staff member you have chosen to sponsor. Each staff member can have up to three sponsors!

Click the link above to donate £99 and then email maehospice7658@gmail.com your chosen staff member, your logo/photo and a website you would like it linked to.

Thank you so much for your support! Please help us raise the money needed to keep all in your community safe!

Liz Hancock, Chief Executive

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Hello, I’m Liz and I’m the Chief Executive at Mary Ann. I have worked in hospice care for over 27 years and have a background in administration, accounting and management. I also used to be a police officer in Sussex! I enjoy training, coaching and enabling people to achieve their very best! I use these skills in my personal life too and have only recently retired from playing netball to concentrate on coaching.

Favourite Song: Paint it Black by the Rolling Stones

Favourite Food: Bacon sandwich, on brown, with butter and marmite!!

Fun Fact: In 2015 I summited Kilimanjaro for Mary Ann (a feat never to be repeated by me)

Sponsored by:

  1. Trevor and Sheila Hancock
  2. Pat Tillman 1976 – 2004
Philippa Graham, Clinical Practice Lead

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Hi I’m Philippa, I’m the Clinical Practice Lead at Mary Ann. I qualified as a social worker in 1995 and I’ve worked in palliative care for the last 25 years! I Love the variety of work that I do here and in particular supporting staff to develop their own skills and confidence.

Favourite Song: Perfect Day by Lou Reed

Favourite Food: Cake

Fun Fact: I love everything Disney and in particular going to DisneyWorld in Florida.

Sponsored by:

  1.  I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Philippa-Graham6
  2. Manor Court Surgery
Kate Attenborough, Staff Nurse

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Hello, I’m Kate nursing since April 1990 (how I loved the 90s). I have had a varied career but my passion has been working within palliative care and now the world of lymphoedema!

Favourite Song: I love anything by Kate Bush.

Favourite Food: Seafood and Thai

Fun Fact: My husband is a distant relative of David Attenborough. I like to think that is where my youngest son Jack gets his love of all things wild and creepy crawly.

Sponsored by:

1. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Kate-Attenborough

2. Manor Court Surgery

 

Kayleigh Rose, Staff Nurse

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Hello, I’m Kayleigh and I’m a clinical service staff nurse at Mary Ann. I have been qualified for 8 years and have worked all over George Eliot hospital and now I am at Mary Ann. I absolutely love my job, peers, volunteers and patients that I deal with every day. I have found my calling and devote everything I am to a fantastic service we provide.

Favourite Song: The Drugs Don’t Work by The Verve

Favourite Food: Anything Deep Fried and Smothered in Chocolate

Fun Fact: I love rabbits and at one point had 13 running around my back garden (my husband wasn’t so keen).

Sponsored by:

1. Dawn Phillips

Jo House, Senior Care Support Worker

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Hi all, my name is Jo and I have been priviledged enough to work for Mary Ann for over 5 years now. Caring for people is my life and gives me the opportunity to make a real difference to someone’s life in a wonderful and rewarding way.

Favourite Song: The Very Thought of You by Nat King Cole

Favourite Food: I love chocolate!

Fun Fact: I’m attempting the couch to 5K. Which is great for burning off the extra calories from chocolate!

Sponsored by:

1. Sai Stores, Go Local Extra, 82 Coleshill Road, Nuneaton CV10 0PH

2. Jodee Phillips and her Body Shop lovelies

Anna Moore, Senior Care Support Worker

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Hi I’m Anna, a Senior Care Support Worker at Mary Ann. I have worked in the care profession for the past 16 years and really enjoyed it. I worked in care homes for 12 years before working here.

Favourite Song: Amazing Grace written by John Newton

Favourite Food: Chocolate

Fun Fact: I love happy family gatherings with plenty of noisy games.

Sponsored by:

1. Sai Stores, Go Local Extra, 82 Coleshill Road, Nuneaton CV10 0PH

Dawn Clarke, Senior Care Support Worker

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Hi my name is Dawn and I have worked in palliative care for 27 years. I worked for the NHS when I first started on a Rapid Response service in 1993. I’ve worked for various organisations that are end of life specialists and that’s how I became part of the Mary Ann team.

Favourite Food: Indian Food.

Sponsored by:

  1.  Deborah Pheonix
  2.  I’m fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Dawn-Clarke11
  3. Manor Court Surgery
Julie Powell, Senior Care Support Worker

care worker female light blue and white uniform

Hi I’m Julie. I’m a mum to 5, the youngest is 27 and the eldest 40!  I have 3 dogs and love gardening. It’s where I go for down time. Working for Mary Ann is the best job ever!

Favourite Song: Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For by The Chimes

Favourite Food: A Roast Beef Dinner with all the Trimmings

Fun Fact: In Middle School I won the skipping race every year I was there!

Sponsored by:

  1.  Manor Court Surgery
Nicky Whitehouse, Assistant Practitioner Lymphoedema

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Hi my name is Nicky, I have been with Mary Ann for 25 years. I’ve worked in care for 30 years. I originally started on the Hospice at Home team and did 18 years and then moved into Lymphoedema where I’m an Assistant Practitioner.

Favourite Song: He’s The Greatest Dancer by Sister Sledge

Favourite Food: Chocolate and Indian – I couldn’t choose between the two!

Fun Fact: I used to make false teeth.

Sponsored by:

  1. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Nicky-Whitehouse1
  2. Manor Court Surgery

 

Michelle Randle, Bereavement Support Officer

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Hi my name is Michelle and I’m one of the Family Support and Bereavement Service Practitioners. I worked for many years as a School Business Manager before moving into the healthcare profession and finally into end of life which is my passion.

Favourite Song: As You Are by Rag n Bone Man

Favourite Food: Curry/Spicy Food

Fun Fact: I like eating cold baked beans.

Sponsored by:

  1. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Michelle-Randle1
  2. Manor Court Surgery
Kim King, Rapid Response Sister

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Hi I’m Kim and I’m an Rapid Response Sister. I’ve been a qualified nurse for 4 years. I am proud to have been part of a new service with Mary Ann that has developed into a much needed service in the community. Proof that hard work and dedication do pay off.

Favourite Song:

Favourite Food: Italian Food

Fun Fact: I love horse racing.

Sponsored by:

1. Robert and Pauline Lunn

Heather Heritage, Cook

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Hi I’m Heather, the Hospice cook, and I’ve worked at Mary Ann for over 19 years.

Favourite Song: Sweet Talkin’ Woman by ELO

Favourite Food: Any type of fish

Fun Fact: I’m a lifelong Donny Osmond fan.

Sponsored by:

1. Inner Wheel Club of Atherstone

Sally Lynam, Payroll and Accounts Clerk

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Hello, I’m Sally and I’m the Payroll and Accounts Clerk. I feel truly blessed to be working at Mary Ann. The staff and volunteers are one big happy family. We are all passionate about supporting patients and their loved ones in their time of need which is very rewarding.

Favourite Song: There Must Be An Angel by Eurythmics

Favourite Food: Cake!

Fun Fact: I have a zest for life. I love spending time with my wonderful family and special friends.

Sponsored by:

1. The Hive

Holly Bayliss, Clinical Admin Assistant

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Hi, I’m Holly and I am a Clinical Admin Assistant at Mary Ann. I began as an apprentice in February 2018 and I love my job. I am 19 years old and enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Favourite Song: Anything 80’s

Favourite Food: Chinese Food.

Fun Fact: If it wasn’t obvious, I am a natural redhead.

Sponsored by:

  1. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Holly-Bayliss6
  2. Pat Tillman 1976 – 2004
Kay Greene, Director of Clinical Services

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Hello, I’m Kay and I’m the Director of Clinical Services for Mary Ann. I have been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years, I am a qualified district nurse, have a BSc (hons) in Palliative Care and a MA in Professional Healthcare. I have always been passionate about enabling the best care for dying people.

Favourite Song: Always on my mind – Elvis Presley

Favourite Food: Aubergine Parmigiana

Fun Fact: I have recently become a keen pillion scooterist and attend seaside rallies.

Sponsored by:

1. Wendy Johnson and Esrun Pugs

2. Helen Harvey

3. Anne Greene Heckels

I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Kay-Greene1

Aqeela Sheikh, Clinical Services Team Lead

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Hello my name is Aqeela and I have been nursing for 7 years. I’m currently the Clinical Services Team Lead at Mary Ann and I love my job!

Favourite Song: Search For The Hero by M People – this was my late Dad’s favourite song too!

Favourite Food: Anything made by my Mum!

Fun Fact: I have Kenyan roots and published a book of poetry.

Sponsored by:

Ellen Dewis, Staff Nurse

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I am a Staff Nurse at Mary Ann Evans Hospice. I previously worked in the Major Trauma Enhanced Care Centre at UHCW.

Favourite Song: 2’s My Favorite 1 by Coheed and Cambria

Favourite Food: Anything with chilli in it.

Fun Fact: I love penguins.

Sponsored by:

 1. Shirley & Adrian Langford

2. Mark Langford

3. Dale

I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Ellen-Dewis

Jean Elsworth, Senior Care Support Worker

woman in funny image with ice cream

Hi! I’m Jean. I’ve been a Senior Care Support Worker at Mary Ann for 5 years.

Favourite Song: Bare Necessities from Jungle Book

Favourite Food: Italian Food

Fun Fact: I love making people laugh.

Sponsored by:

  1. Sai Stores, Go Local Extra, 82 Coleshill Road, Nuneaton CV10 0PH
  2. Camp Hill Service Stationm”””””””’p[[-
  3. Nuneaton Posties

I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Jean-Ellsworth

Sara Kerr, Senior Care Support Worker

smiling woman with fringe

Hi everyone, my name is Sara and I have worked in the health care profession for 33 years, working in various fields of caring. I have worked for Mary Ann as a Senior Care Support Worker in the Hospice at Home team since 2011.

Favourite Song: Well I have a few, but Red Light Spells Danger by Billy Ocean

Favourite Food: I love a roast dinner

Fun Fact: I live and love life, I love to laugh, travel and party. I should have been a holiday rep.

Sponsored by:

1. Parents of Hartshill Sports Football Club U14s

2. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Sara-Kerr4

Mandy Taylor, Senior Care Support Worker

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Hello I’m Mandy a Senior Care Support Worker at Mary Ann. I have been with the Hospice at Home team for 5 years – after doing some bank shifts and loving it. Previously I worked in the George Eliot Hospital for 27 years, most of those were spent on the stroke ward.

Favourite Song: Wonderful Life by Black

Favourite Food: Salmon and Cream Cheese Bagel

Fun Fact: I’m blonde, ditzy and loveable.

Sponsored by:

1. The Hive

Sue Hathaway, Senior Care Support Worker

woman open arms celebrating

Hello everyone, my name is Sue. I have worked nights within Health and Social Care for 37 years. I joined Mary Ann 4 years ago as I have always had a very keen interest in palliative/end of life care.

Favourite Song: Future People by The Alabama Shakes

Favourite Food: Spicy Food

Fun Fact: I Love singing (although not very well) and aim to join a choir one day for fun.

Sponsored by:

1. Sai Stores, Go Local Extra, 82 Coleshill Road, Nuneaton CV10 0PH

2. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: http://www.justgiving.com/Sue-Hathaway1

Ali Campbell, Comp Therapies Co-ordinator

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Hi I’m Ali and I’m the Coordinator of Complementary Therapy at Mary Ann. I’ve worked in salons, health farms and have had my own business for 14 years. It will be 4 years this year since I joined Mary Ann and I love it, the patients feed my soul everyday.

Favourite Song: Too many to mention but Karma Chameleon by Culture Club

Favourite Food: Steak with Peppercorn Sauce and Chips

Fun Fact: I gave Boy George a pedicure when I worked at Springs.

Sponsored by:

  1.  I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: http://www.justgiving.com/Ali-Campbell7
  2. Manor Court Surgery
Laura Hankey, Bereavement Co-ordinator

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I’m Laura and I manage the Family Support and Bereavement Services team at Mary Ann. We provide emotional support to people living with life limiting illnesses and their families. We also provide bereavement support to adults and children.

Favourite Song: Do Your Thing by Basement Jaxx

Favourite Food: Pizza

Fun Fact: I once did a circus skills course in London learning to trapeze and walk a tightrope.

Sponsored by:

  1. Andrew Copson
  2. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Laura-Hankey
Claire Beale, Rapid Response Sister

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Hi I’m Claire, I’m a Rapid Response Sister.I previously spent 19 years working in the community. I’m also a volunteer motivational speaker for inspiring governance team inspiring young adults to achieve their goals in life regardless of challenges they may face.

Favourite Song: Living Next Door to Alice by Smokie

Favourite Food: Kebab and Chips

Fun Fact: I’m a Kickboxer and I’m working on my biography.

Sponsored by:

  1. Richard
  2. I’m fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: http://www.justgiving.com/Claire-Beale1
  3. Atherstone Landscapes LTD
Leanne Young, Rapid Response Sister

woman laughingI am Leanne a Rapid Response Night Sister. Since qualifying in 2005 I have been community based. I’m married with 2 children, Emma 16 and Reiss 10. I love spending time with my family. I also enjoy baking and going for long walks.

Favourite Song: Valerie by Amy Winehouse

Favourite Food: A really hot curry (Indian Cuisine in general)

Fun Fact: I have run a half marathon.

Sponsored by:

  1. Michael Young
  2. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Leanne-Young6
  3. Manor Court Surgery
Rose Sidwell, Clinical Services Administrator

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Hi I’m Rose, I’m the Clinical Services Administrator. I’ve worked at Mary Ann for 28 years. Married to Paul, 2 children, Peter and Amy. Enjoy playing golf, gardening, reading and travelling.

Favourite Song: Mr Blue Sky by ELO

Favourite Food: Curry

Fun Fact: Participated in Strictly Learn to Dance for the Hospice and more recently after having played golf for more than 40 years have had two holes in one!!

Sponsored by:

  1. Pat Tillman 1976 – 2004
Luan Moreton, Senior Care Support Worker

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Hi I’m Luan and I’m one of the Senior Care Support Workers at Mary Ann. I have been a part of the dedicated Hospice at Home team for almost a year after working in the funeral profession. I’m thankful every day that I get to make a real difference in our patients and their family’s lives.

Fav song: Anything by Josh Groban
Fav food: Chocolate
Fun fact: I once met Rustie Lee at a spa and after high fiving we had a picture taken together .

Sponsored by:

  1. Mick
  2. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Luan-Moreton2
  3. Manor Court Surgery
Thomas Allison, Clinical Lead for Community Services

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Hi I’m Thom, and I am the Clinical Lead for Community Services – including Rapid Response and Hospice at Home. I have been a nurse for over 12 years, mostly spent in the field of palliative care.

Favourite Song: My Sacrifice, by Creed

Favourite Food: Spaghetti Bolognese

Fun Fact: I have an undying love for the Arizona Cardinals.

Sponsored by:

1. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Thomas-Allison4

Jane Hutt, MND Co-ordinator

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Hi I’m Jane and I am Motor Neurone Disease Care Co-ordinator. I have been in nursing for 34 years, 25 years as a District Nursing Sister, specialising in palliative care.

Favourite Song: In my Life by The Beatles

Favourite Food: Italian Food

Fun Fact: I love to make people laugh.

Sponsored by:

1. Andy Kimberley

Hannah Richards, Staff Nurse

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Hi, I’m Hannah and I am a staff nurse at MAEH. I have been a qualified nurse for about 8 years. I have experienced a lot of different things in that time.

Favourite Song: Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

Favourite Food: Mexican Food

Fun Fact: I love African Tortoises.

Sponsored by:

1. Graham & Melinda Forbes

2. Annonymous

3. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Hannah-Richards27

Carol Graham, Senior Care Support Worker

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I’m Carol and I’m a Senior Care Support Worker and have worked for Mary Ann for 7 years, primarily in the Hospice at Home team. I stumbled into care 20 years ago when I looked after a family member, then worked on a ward and later rehabilitated stroke victims.

Favourite Song: Life’s for Living by Passenger

Favourite Food: Tapas

Fun Fact: I enjoy cleaning.

Sponsored by:

1. Mary & Arthur Peacock

Tracey McGhee, Senior Care Support Worker

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Hi, I’m Tracey, I’m married with two children and I’m a Senior Care Support Worker with the Hospice at Home team. I have been working within the care industry for almost 10 years.

Favourite Song: Purple Rain by Prince

Favourite Food: Steak

Fun Fact: Married to a Glaswegian.

Sponsored by:

  1.  I’m fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Tracey-McGhee
  2. Manor Court Surgery
Jayne Walsh, Activities Co-ordinator

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Hiya I’m Jayne, I joined the Hospice at Home team 26 years ago. I have worked the last 5 years in the Day Hospice as an Activities Co-ordinator.

Favourite Song: English Rose by Paul Weller

Favourite Food: Cream Cake

Fun Fact: Knowing I have a great work family.

Sponsored by:

1. Sai Stores, Go Local Extra, 82 Coleshill Road, Nuneaton CV10 0PH

Krystel Smith, Senior Care Support Worker

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Hi my name is Krystel I have worked in care for 15 years supporting adults with learning difficulties and mental health issues. I have been at Mary Ann as a Senior Health Care Assistant for 5 years.

Favourite Song: I have a few depending on my mood at the minute its Blinding Lights by The Weekend

Favourite Food: Indian Food

Fun Fact: I’m actually quite funny, I think everything happens for a reason. Life’s too short to waste, so be as happy as you can be.

Sponsored by:

  1. Manor Court Surgery
Sue Hansard, Nurse Specialist Lymphoedema

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Hi I’m Sue. I qualified in 1982! Worked on acute surgery and orthopaedics before taking a career break of 13 years to bring up my kids. I trained in lymphoedema 2001 and never looked back. Started First LymphCare 2003, and joined Mary Ann in 2016, and retired in 2020. I’m a freelance writer as well.

Favourite Song: Over the Rainbow by Isreal Kamakawiwo’ole

Favourite Food: Indian Food and
Chocolate

Fun Fact: I love swimming in lakes!

Sponsored by:

  1. Naomi and Jamie
  2. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Sue-Hansard3
Isabell Aston, Senior Practitioner Family Support Services

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Hi I’m Isabell and I am the Senior Practitioner with Family Support Service. I qualified as a counsellor 16 years ago and have worked in mental health until I joined Mary Ann.

Favourite Song: Wherever You Will Go by The Calling

Favourite Food: Roast Beef Dinner

Fun Fact: I love dancing to Northern Soul.

Sponsored by:

1. Sam Farr

2. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Isabell-Aston

Sarah Houghton, Rapid Response Sister

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Hi, I’m Sarah and I have been a staff nurse for 30 years. I have just joined the Mary Ann Evans Rapid Response Team. Previously I worked as a Senior Staff Nurse at Myton Hospice.

Favourite Song: Anything by Michael Buble

Favourite Food: Sushi

Fun Fact: I lived and worked in Vancouver, Canada for 22 years.

Sponsored by:

  1.  I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Sarah-Houghton23
  2. Manor Court Surgery
Michelle Hiscock, Staff Nurse

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Hi my name is Michelle I have been a nurse for 5 years. I previously worked in banking and HR. I have had the pleasure of working at Mary Ann for a year and a half. I have 4 children and a dog called Seamus so have a crazy and noisy household.

Favourite Song: Mr Brightside by The Killers

Favourite Food: Indian Food

Fun Fact: I love Martin Clunes.

Sponsored by:

  1. I’m Fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Michelle-Hiscock1
  2.  Manor Court Surgery
John Greene, PR & Communications Officer

man smilingHi I’m John and I’m the Communications Officer. I’m the general creative force behind everything Mary Ann and am responsible for the recent rebrand.

Favourite Song: Breed by Nirvana

Favourite Food: Always on the hunt for an awesome Cheeseburger

Fun Fact: I am multi-lingual and speak fluent Spanish.

Sponsored by:

  1. The Hive
  2. I’m fundraising my sponsorship on JustGiving: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/John-Greene6
  3. Pat Tillman 1976 – 2004
Carly Roberts, Corporate Fundraiser

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Hi, I’m Carly and I am the Corporate Fundraiser at Mary Ann Evans. I’ve been in my role since October 2018 and love it. I am mum to Sophie who is 9. I enjoy spending my spare time with family and friends and up-cycling the odd bit of furniture!

Favourite Song: Ashes by Embrace

Favourite Food: My homemade pasta bake

Fun Fact: I’m fascinated by lions.

Sponsored by:

  1. Pat Tillman 1976 – 2004