Hi, I'm ELMORE! You might have seen me here, there and everywhere, but I thought it was pawsibly time I told you a bit about myself. Like loads of people I’ve met, I was born at the Royal Blackburn Hospital in 2003, coming from a rare family of bears who lived in the backwoods of Hyndburn.
My grandfather, Elbert, came over to England as a champion bear hugger and settled in East Lancashire after discovering a love for Lancashire hotpot.
Although you’ll notice I’m fit and healthy now, I was born prematurely, at 30 weeks, weighing 3lb and spent some time on the neonatal unit.
I’ve been cared for by the hospitals at various stages in my life so I know how vital it is that we all keep supporting ELHT&ME.
My role as the mascot for ELHT&Me lets me see my friends on the Children's Ward. Just like you when poorly I stay indoors and a great project to help pass the time and distract us from our illness is to colour.
We can do some colouring and we can say thank you to the hospital staff at the same time. I am going to colour mine and then put it in the window for everyone to see. Why don't you do the same?
Get your picture by clicking on the links below, ready for printing and colouring!
I thought you pawsibly would like to support my fundraiser. Select a balloon and all the donations will deliver crafting and colouring supplies for our young patients in the hospital this summer.
I am really excited to see how many balloons will be selected.
Check it out: https://visufund.com/elmores-fundraiser
There is something that your parent(s) or guardian(s) could do to help their local hospital. If they would like to support their NHS Heroes they can make a donation to our Thank You NHS campaign. Details of other ways that the community and business can help are here.