Eldon Square team up with North East children’s charities for One Great Day for the third time

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One Great Day, which will raise money for ill children, will take place on Saturday, September 2.

Newcastle’s top shopping destination, Eldon Square has teamed up with Newcastle Hospitals Charity and Great Ormond Street to deliver an annual charity fundraising event - One Great Day.

One Great Day is a UK wide annual fundraising day, and Eldon Sqaure are supporting the day for the third year in a row, to help raise money for ill children.

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On Saturday, September 2 between 11am and 5pm, visitors to the shopping centre can enjoy a fun-filled day, which will be made up of challenges, gaming and crafting, with all funds raised on the day going towards supporting both North East charities.

Games will take place in Chevy Chase, which is located in the area outside of John Lewis and Boots, with prizes up for grabs. There will also be a Newcastle Hospitals Charity stand located in Greys Quarter which will have a face painting station.

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Cormac Hamilton, General Manager at Eldon Square said: “We look forward to welcoming you for a day full of fun, laughter and cheer while raising money for two fantastic charities, Great Ormond Street and Newcastle Hospitals Charity. We hope everyone has a wonderful day and enjoys all the fun activities on offer as well as donating to these special charities. Don’t forget to cheer the Newcastle Hospitals Charity on as they cycle 75 miles on an exercise bike to celebrate 75 years of the NHS.”

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Michal Noe, One Great Day, said: “We are so grateful to Eldon Square for helping to support One Great Day and raising funds for both Great Ormond Street Hospital and Newcastle Hospitals Charity. It’s great to have Eldon Square onboard for yet another year and contributing to these important causes. We want to thank everyone in advance for any donation they make, big or small – it all makes an impact.”

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