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  • Shops re-opening Shops re-openingThe phased re-opening of the shops has commenced, Covid-friendly and ready to welcome back customers.
  • Canterbury South Table Top Fundraising Canterbury South Lockdown FundraisingCanterbury South exceed all expectations with their lockdown fundraising.
  • Delicious homemade cakes on display RCHB Group AGMA successful AGM raises £300 for the Rough Common, Harbledown and Blean group.
  • Stroboscope StroboscopeThe League has donated a high-tech device that allows medics to see close-up images and videos of patients' vocal cords costing £73,000.
  • Christmas Gift Packing 2019 Hospital Festive CheerPoorly children in hospital over the festive period can look forward to a happier Christmas thanks to the generosity of two local youngsters.
  • Successful lunch raises £500 Autumn LunchCity Centre Group raises a fantastic £500 at their Autumn Lunch.
  • Breast Screening Unit Breast Screening Unit CelebratesIn November 2019 the Breast Screening Unit celebrated 30 years of breast screening in East Kent.
  • Folk Evening Fundraiser Folk Evening FundraiserFolk music and clog dancing evening raises a fantastic £725!
  • Lord Mayor and City Centre Group Fantastic Fair ResultHospital Fair 2019 raises £13K - the best result for ten years.
  • Waitrose token drop Waitrose donationWaitrose charity token drop brings in £521 - thank you to everyone who voted for us.
  • Canterbury South Curry Lunch Curry LunchCurry Lunch goes down well, raising nearly £300!
  • Strawberry Tea Strawberry Tea CelebrationThe St Stephen's & St Dunstan's group thank ex Chairman, Pauline McEwan, at a Strawberry Tea event, attended by the Lord Mayor.
  • RCHB BBQ BBQ Raises significant fundsHard work paid off - the Rough Common, Harbledown and Blean group held a highly successful BBQ on a sunny June afternoon.
  • Amputee Thank You Amputee Support Group The Amputee Support Group thank the League for gifting wheelchairs and various equipment to help patients with amputations become mobile again after surgery.
  • ENT Microscope ENT MicroscopeThe League was delighted to fund a state-of-the-art ENT microscope costing £68K, greatly improving the range of operations which can be performed at the Kent & Canterbury Hospital.
  • KM Big Quiz 2019 KM Big Quiz 2019KM Big Quiz - another big success!
  • Charity Parking April 2019 Charity Parking SuccessCharity Parking on a sunny day in Whitstable raises £310.
  • Barham & Kingston Jumble Sale Barham & Kingston Jumble SaleGroup raises a fantastic £263 from well attended Jumble Sale.
  • Cathedral Day Unit Ultrasound Scanner Ultrasound ScannerCathedral Day Unit unveils a brand new Sonosite ultrasound scanner
  • Christmas Gift Packing 2018 The Christmas Gift Packing Team 2018Nearly 700 gift bags were assembled by a small army of willing volunteers, to spread a little festive joy to in-patients over the festive period.
  • Snowdown Male Voice Choir Concert Snowdown Male Voice Choir ConcertAsh Group organised a highly successful festive 'Snowdown Male Voice Choir' Concert, raising £500.
  • Art Exhibition Fundraising Art ExhibitionA impressive collection of artwork by the late Gerald R Jarman raised around £4,000 for the Brabourne Ward.
  • The Lord Mayor at the Book Stall 2018 Fair SuccessAnother successful fair in August raised just under £12K for the Kent & Canterbury Hospital.
  • Sturry Big Coffee Morning Sturry Big Coffee MorningSturry Group raises a fantastic £1,300 at their annual Big Coffee event.
  • League Members enjoying their Ploughman's Lunch City Centre Ploughman's LunchCity Centre raises over £500 at their delicious Ploughman's Lunch event.
  • Canterbury South Strawberry Tea Canterbury South Strawberry TeaCanterbury South group raises an impressive £230 at their sunny Strawberry Tea event.
  • Hospital Fair 2018 Hospital Fair 2018Why not help raise money for your local hospital by coming to our annual fair on 18 August, 11am in the Outpatients' car park. All profits to the Kent & Canterbury Hospital.
  • RCH&B Strawberry Tea - Events Strawberry Tea EventRough Common, Harbledown & Blean group held a highly successful and well attended strawberry tea in June, raising £461 for group funds.
  • Long Service Awards 2018 AGM 2018Another successful year for the League was reported with £181K being spent on gifts for the hospital.
  • Wedding Feast Wedding FeastCity Centre Group raises over £500 at Wedding Feast event to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Megham Markle.
  • Rough Common, Harbledown & Blean Group Coffee & Cake Event Rough Common, Harbledown & Blean Group Coffee & Cake EventGroup holds successful fundraising Coffee & Cake event.
  • Neurophysiology Ultrasound Neurophysiology UltrasoundA cutting edge ultrasound machine was presented to the Neurophysiology team - UK leaders in the field of carpal tunnel.
  • Big Quiz 2018 KM Big Quiz 2018The League once again supported the annual KM Big Quiz 2018 by organising the ploughman's supper and received a share of the evening's proceeds.
  • Mobile Distraction Sensory Toy Mobile Distraction Sensory Toy for Children's Assessment CentreThe Honey Bears specialist unit was delighted to receive this highly beneficial gift with funds raised by the Canterbury Golf Club.
  • The Wrapping Team The Christmas Gift Packing Team 2017Volunteers pack up around 700 gifts for in-patients over the festive period.
  • Mobile X-ray State of the Art Mobile X-ray The Sheriff, Councillor Colin Spooner, joined the League of Friends and the Radiology team at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital to unveil a new state of the art mobile X-ray machine largely purchased from a kind legacy from the late Miss Janine Farwell.
  • Shoulder Clinic Ultrasound Gift Presentation to StaffLeague members presented a £26,000 ultrasound machine to staff in the Shoulder Clinic.
  • Bottles to be won at the Fair 2017 Fair SuccessBottles to be Won - Fair 2017 was a resounding success.
  • Fun Dog Show Fun Dog Show at the FairDog lovers enjoyed entering their pets into the fair's fun dog show.
  • Church Coffee Morning raises £600! Church Coffee MorningSturry Group Church Coffee Morning raises and amazing £600
  • CT Portable Ultrasound Presentation CT Portable Ultrasound MachineThe CT team at the Kent & Canterbury Hospital now has the use of a first-class portable ultrasound machine costing £28,000, thanks to the hospital's League of Friends.
  • Long Service Awards 2017 News AGM 20172016 was another successful year for the League of Friends with £265K being pledged on gifts for the Kent & Canterbury Hospital.
  • Rough Common, Harbledown & Blean Group Strawberry Tea Rough Common, Harbledown & Blean Group Strawberry TeaAn amazing £405 was raised at the Rough Common, Harbledown & Blean group's June 2017 Strawberry Tea.
  • Canterbury South Coffee Morning & Fair Canterbury South Coffee Morning & FairSuccessful Group event raises £305
  • City Centre Group Strawberry Tea City Centre Strawberry TeaThe City Centre Group held a highly successful Strawberry Tea in June, raising in excess of £300 for their funds.
  • KM Charity Walk 2017 KM Charity Walk 2017The scenic KM Charity Walk raised around £300 for League funds.
  • Barham & Kingston Group Coffee Morning Group Coffee MorningBarham & Kingston Group held a successful, sunny coffee morning event raising £238 for their funds.
  • RCH&B Committee Members Successful Coffee & Cake Morning'Coffee & Cake' event proves successful for the Rough Common, Harbledown & Blean group.
  • Big Quiz 2017 KM Big Quiz 2017Successful Charity Quiz Raises £8,000 for good causes.
  • Pudding & Song AGM Pudding & Song AGMA perfect combination of 'Pudding & Song' ensures a successful and enjoyable AGM for St Stephen's & St Dunstan's Group.
  • operating table 2 Operation: LOF is a success!Hospital patients having x-rays for pain relief will have a more comfortable experience thanks to a £44,000 operating table funded by the League of Friends.
  • Summer Fair 2016 Summer Fair 2016The 2016 Summer Fair raised a total of £11,900.
  • Christmas Car Park Duty Charity ParkingHardy Volunteers braved the elements at Whitstable Junior Primary School where Christmas Charity Parking raised £80 for the League of Friends' funds.
  • Annual Report 2015 Annual General MeetingThe AGM held in June received a report on 2015, another very successful year for the League.
  • Hospital Fair 2019 Hospital Fair 2019Come along and support this year's fabulous fair, with over 50 stalls and many new attractions.