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Have a par-tea in July and celebrate the NHS Big Tea

By 26 May 2022No Comments
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Airedale Hospital and Community Charity is inviting people in the Airedale area to join the nation’s biggest tea break on 5 July and help raise money for Airedale Hospital and Community Charity, the official NHS charity for Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.


Led by NHS Charities Together, the NHS Big Tea brings the nation together to celebrate the birthday of the NHS, giving thanks to the workforce, whilst raising funds to provide the extra support needed for staff, patients, and volunteers.


You can host your tea party on 5th July in celebration of the NHS’ 74th birthday or whenever and wherever suits you. You’ll be joining the nation, as thousands of par-teas are held and millions of tea bags squeezed in homes, schools, workplaces, community centres, church halls and hospitals.


You can set up a JustGiving page and host your own tea party and sell tea, coffee, and cake. You can set up an NHS Big Tea JustGiving page which links directly to Airedale Hospital and Community Charity by visiting

Alternatively, show your support by taking 5 minutes to enjoy a tea break, texting BIGTEA to 70480 to donate £5 and support Airedale Hospital and Community Charity.


Jodie Hearnshaw, manager at Airedale Hospital and Community Charity, said:

“We’re really excited for this year’s NHS Big Tea. Last year, lots of people took part to fundraise for Airedale, both in and out of the Trust.

“Aside from the fabulous funds raised, the impact on staff morale was brilliant. It was a chance for people to come together and celebrate their family, friends, and colleagues that work for the NHS and raise funds for Airedale hospital and its community services in Skipton, Settle and across the Airedale community.

“This year, Airedale’s theme for the NHS Big Tea is ‘We put the tea in team’. We’re encouraging teams, community groups, schools, businesses, families, and friends to join our brew crew and celebrate the NHS over a cup of tea.

“We’d love to hear from anyone that’s interested in taking part and support them with their fundraising efforts.”

Have you decided to brew up some fun for the NHS Big Tea? Read our guide to hosting your event here.

Contact the Airedale Hospital and Community Charity team to register your fundraising, and to find out more information: or 01535 294870. Visit to find out more about the NHS Big Tea.