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York Teaching Hospital Charity, caring for your local hospitals from York to the Yorkshire Coast

With your help we can fund the extras to improve your healthcare facilities above and beyond the NHS making patients feel better.  We support staff in our hospitals to make the hospital experience the best it can be for all who visit and stay there. 

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Meet the dedicated fundraising team at York Teaching Hospital Charity:

Rachel Brook, Fundraising Manager

Rachel joined the team in May 2019 to cover maternity leave. Rachel has over 10 years' personal fundraising experience and holds a strong commercial background of over 20 years. 

Rachel is responsible for overseeing all fundraising activity within York Teaching Hospital Charity. She is thoroughly passionate about fundraising and hopes to continue to develop and build on York Teaching Hospital Charity's successes over the next year.

If you would like to contact Rachel Brook please call on 01904 721737 or email

Maya Liversidge, Community Fundraiser

Maya joined the team in October 2012 and has over 15 years of fundraising experience. She looks after our supporters, schools, nurseries and community groups who organise their own fundraising. Maya enjoys that no two days are the same and loves seeing the difference the money is making every day in our hospitals.

If your school or community group is interested in fundraising, please get in touch with Maya to say hello on 01723 236210 or email

Joe Fenton, Community Fundraiser

Joe joined the charity in November 2019 and has over 5 years of fundraising experience. He looks after our supporters, schools, local businesses and community groups who organise their own fundraising in the York and Selby region. Joe is looking forward to meeting supporters and learning about all the fantastic projects that have been funded as a result of their generosity.

If you are interested in fundraising in York or Selby, please get in touch with Joe on 01904 721755 or email

Emma Dunnill, Fundraising Assistant

Emma joined the team in April 2019 and comes from a customer service and business background with a Business Management BSc (Hons). Emma is hoping to use the skills learned to further her fundraising experience and help with building York Teaching Hospital Charity to further success. She is currently studying for the Institute of Fundraising's Certificate in Fundraising.

Emma is the first point of contact within the Fundraising Team and is based at the York Office. Please get in touch by calling 01904 724521 or email




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