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Welcome to raise

Raise is the charity dedicated to supporting staff and patient care across Hemel Hempstead, St Albans City and Watford General hospitals. 

Our campaigns are making a difference - find out how you can too.

raise a smile

A big thank you to everyone who donated in our Christmas appeal to enable us to give the gift of a smile last Christmas. We've raised more than £18,000 - and we're still counting up!  Read more

other Appeals & Campaigns

Explore our focus on how we're raising money - and how you can get involved.


Your help is essential in helping us achieve our goals. 

Donate direct

£ 3
  • Could buy art sets for children

Donate direct

£ 5
  • Could buy a welcome kit

Donate direct

£ 10
  • Could buy fitness classes


Here are some of the very special volunteers who have been helping us during this unprecedented time. 

Volunteer Jane Bartram

Jane Bertram

“I was already very familiar with the wonderful work volunteer services provided to the hospital as I had been taking year 12 students to visit patients for two years.”

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Volunteer Alex Chase

Alex Chase

“Volunteering has taught me so much about hospitals, humanity and hope; I believe it will be an experience I will carry with me for the rest of my life.”

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