How We've Helped

In addition to our primary role of supporting the patients and staff at St Monica’s Hospital we also invest in the health of our community by providing funding for projects that aim to improve health, well-being and prevent illness. Learn more about grants

Four men stood beside new roller at Stillington cricket club

FOSMH Grant Funds Replacement Roller for Stillington Cricket Club

A grant from the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH) made possible the purchase of a replacement roller for Stillington Cricket Club and it was put through its pace(s) this…

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Shipton Wildflower Woods

A new “Wildflower Woodland” is being planted in Shipton-by-Beningbrough, with funding help from the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH). The three acre site is a community venture and is…

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Friends of St Monica’s helps Junior Parkrun to the Start Line

Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH) have continued their support for local healthy living by playing an important part in bringing a weekly Junior Parkrun to Easingwold. It will give…

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Reaping the Benefits of FOSMH Grants

At the end of a full year of grant-making for the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH), two pieces of feedback from groups that benefited demonstrate the impact made. As…

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Friends of St Monica’s Grant Aid More Defibrillators

Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH) continue to provide vital health care equipment with their programme of funding public access defibrillators across the Easingwold area. In addition to those already…

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Grants for physical and mental health activities

Our grants for physical and mental health activities make a big difference to the lives of people in Easingwold and surrounding villages. One example is Jorvik Silver Swans Ballet who…

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Crayke Primary on Track With Friends of St Monica’s

A grant from Friends of St Monica’s Hospital is going to play a big role in the lives of Crayke Primary School children. The school’s new running track has been…

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Friends of St Monica’s Bowl Them Over in Huby

Huby Bowls Club is the latest local organisation to get vital financial support from the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH). The club, which provides a much-needed opportunity for older…

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FOSMH Laces Up With Easingwold Running Club

There are likely to be many more people getting off their sofas and becoming fitter and healthier due to support being given by the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH)…

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Friends give support for children’s healthy activities

Local children will have the chance to be fitter and healthier thanks to a grant from Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH) to help build an all-weather sports area at…

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Friends in Tune With Local Health

Choir singing benefits health and happiness, and the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH) has given a local choir a boost under its grant-making scheme. “Singing for All” organised by…

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Friends Support Easingwold Ladies Football

Women’s football in Easingwold has been given a boost thanks to the Friends of St Monica’s Hospital (FOSMH). As part of its campaign to support health and well-being in the…

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