Help Harry Help Others marks 11th anniversary with new venture - The Solihull Observer

Help Harry Help Others marks 11th anniversary with new venture

Solihull Editorial 30th Sep, 2023   0

A CANCER charity set up by Sheldon youngster Harry Moseley has joined forces with Birmingham City Football Club (BCFC) to launch a new fundraising appeal to mark its 11th anniversary.

Help Harry Help Others (HHHO) and the Championship side got the Hero365 campaign under way and is calling on residents to help ensure the charity’s Drop-in Cancer Centre can continue to support those in need.

The campaign is on the hunt for 365 people to raise £850 over a year, meaning each person will raise enough to fund one day’s running of the Stechford based centre.

Harry captured the hearts of the nation when he raised over £750,000 for cancer research in the last two years of his life, before he died in October 2011, aged just 11 years old.

In 2012, Harry’s mum, Georgie Moseley, registered HHHO as a charity and in 2015 she opened the Drop-in Cancer Centre which helps 1,200 adults and children affected by any type of cancer with over 20 services offered, including emotional, practical and financial support, and no Government or NHS funding.




Georgie Moseley said: “This is a significant year for us as HHHO enters its 11th year as a registered cancer charity.

“We lost Harry when he was 11, in 2011, so this means his charity has been established his lifetime over.


“The results of the Hero365 Appeal will provide a lifeline to those who need us most.

“The power of those 11 players on the pitch, and the awareness a club like Blues can help us achieve on a match day, is amazing.

“BCFC has always been a great supporter of Harry’s charity and we are forever thankful.

“We are a small independant charity that has been built through personal experience of cancer.

“We offer a unique service, at a home-from-home centre, accessible to adults and children affected by any type of cancer.

“Without funding, it is only through public support, and our own fundraising efforts that Harry’s great work lives on.”

BCFC dedicated it’s match against QPR on September 22 to HHHO and each fan was gifted with one of Harry’s famous beaded bracelets, raffles, auctions and a big screen takeover for the charity.

Garry Cook, chief executive at BCFC, said: “Our city is filled with incredible people achieving remarkable things, and the work carried out by HHHO sums up the spirit of this region and our club.

“We are proud to work with such dedicated and selfless fundraisers.

“We are all part of an alliance. Brummies look after their own and we hope people from across the region get behind Georgie and her team’s latest campaign.”

For more about the Hero365 Appeal click here.

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