THN are honoured to introduce you to MediCinema, a charity that looks to bring the joy and escapism of cinema to patients undergoing treatment for complex injuries and illnesses across the UK. They’ve just launched a new fundraising drive and they need you, me and everyone to help make this project a success!
‘Pay it Forward’, asks cinema lovers to donate £10 (or whatever they can contribute) to help give patients a much needed break from treatment and wards. The charity install accessible cinemas that can accommodate wheelchairs and hospital beds within hospitals, screening the very latest releases to provide the immersive cinema-going experience for patients and their families.
MediCinema work closely with the NHS, but don’t currently receive any state funding, relying solely on the support of the Film Industry and corporate and public fundraising.
The charity are supported by a long list of patrons including Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Helen Mirren and Ewan McGregor, and you can find more information on ‘Pay it Forward‘, and the people it will help here: http://www.medicinema.org.uk/get-involved/donate/make-a-regular-donation
So, help out today and make a donation, every pound helps and let’s keep this great cause going! For even more information, visit them on this link. They can also be found on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.