bed push

bed push

- A fundraising event, sometimes run by hospitals, in which a wheeled bed is pushed through the streets to raise awareness of the campaign.
See also related terms for streets.
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Another float of the 1970s was a bed push in aid of Moseley's own Sorrento Maternity Hospital in Anderton Park Road, then earmarked for closure, which raised PS2,000.
HUDDERSFIELD Polytechnic students are pictured at the start of a town centre bath and bed push for charity.
Also pictured are a hardy dozen souls who took part in a fancy dress bed push from Loftus to Brotton in November 1986 to raise money for the North Yorkshire and Cleveland branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Now, the community are planning a number of events, including walking Pen y Fan, a fancy dress bed push and a community family fun day, to raise money for the family.
A Bed Push protest against the closure of Jarrow Walk-In Centre Tim McGuinness
During the day I had been involved with other Lap of Wales events including the tandem bike ride and the bed push.
A SO-CALLED charity bed push organised by loyalist Willie Frazer has been banned from passing a parades flashpoint.
An eight mile bed push got underway from the Black Horse pub in Rhostyllen to raise vital money for Wrexham's Nightingale House Hospice.
THE plight of people with learning disabilities and their carers was highlighted by a sponsored bed push through Coventry city centre.
Powys - Demonstrations and protests, including a 60-mile bed push by GPs, have been held against plans to effectively close four community hospitals, in Builth Wells, Knighton, Bronllys and Llanidloes.
While collecting money for the St Richard's New Hospice Appeal, fifteen teams joined in a bed push, bringing beds along different routes in to Worcester city centre.
They now plan another bed push - this time in Liverpool, their home town.