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Meet our Fundraisers

Our Fundraisers are based at the Hospice in Gosforth, Newcastle and they're here to help you!  Whether it’s to provide advice, resources, support or ideas - you’re guaranteed to get bags of enthusiasm! Please call 0191 246 9123 and ask for the Fundraiser in your area.

We also have a team of Face2Face fundraisers who help us to raise money through communicating with supporters, telling local people about regular giving and our lottery, and going out and about in the North East - find out more here.


    Head of Fundraising - Amy Wilson

    Amy Wilson, from Durham, joined St Oswald's in August 2008 and has previously worked as a Face2Face Team Leader at Amnesty International and started out in Journalism.

    To contact Amy, please email AmyWilson@stoswaldsuk.org

    Fundraising Team Manager - Alice Sander

    Alice joined the team in October 2016, having moved from London to the North East earlier that year. Alice previously worked in the Challenge Events Team for Macmillan Cancer Support for 7 years and has also worked for other charities including Cancer Research UK and the Children’s Heart Federation.

    Alice currently manages our team of Community and Senior Fundraisers.

    To contact Alice please email alicesander@stoswaldsuk.org


    Fundraising Events Team Leader- Libby Nolan

    Libby is from Gosforth and became Events Team Leader in summer 2016. As well as leading the fabulous team of fundraising coordinators Libby is also looking after major events such as our annual ball and the Lantern Walk.

    To contact Libby, please email libbynolan@stoswaldsuk.org  

    Senior Fundraiser- Katy Taberham

    Katy Taberham, from Morpeth, joined St Oswald’s in November 2012 and is the Senior Fundraiser for Northumberland and North Tyneside working with companies and individuals. Katy also leads on In Memory and Legacy fundraising at the hospice. 

    To contact Katy, please email katytaberham@stoswaldsuk.org 

    Senior Fundraiser - Lucy Smith

    Lucy joined St Oswald’s in October 2013 as a Fundraising Co-ordinator and is now the Senior Fundraiser for Newcastle. She has previously worked in sales and marketing. Lucy project leads on the Trek to the Great Wall of China, and the Great North Snow Dogs Farewell Event.

    To contact Lucy, please email lucysmith@stoswaldsuk.org

    Corporate Fundraiser - Siobhan Sargeant

    Siobhan started at the Hospice in January 2015 as a Fundraiser, before progressing to Corporate Fundraiser in March 2016.

    To contact Siobhan please email siobhansargeant@stoswaldsuk.org

    Senior Fundraiser - Helen Alderson

    Helen Alderson, from Sunderland, joined St Oswald's in January 2015 and is the Community Fundraiser for Newcastle, Gateshead, and North Durham - working with Youth Groups, Schools and Community Groups. She also leads on our Trek and The London Marathon. Helen has worked previously in Face to Face Fundraising, Business Consultancy and Sales roles.

    To contact Helen, please email helenalderson@stoswaldsuk.org

    Community Fundraiser- Natalie Santamera

    Natalie Santamera from Windermere, joined St Oswald’s in July 2015 as the Fundraiser for North Tyneside, working with youth groups, schools, community groups and staff participation. Natalie also leads on the Youth and Big Bake campaigns. She has a Master’s in Public Relations and has previously worked in sales and communication roles.

    To contact Natalie, please email nataliesantamera@stoswaldsuk.org

    Community Fundraiser - Danielle Callender

    Danielle Callender, from Gateshead, joined St Oswald's in June 2011 as a member of our Supporter Care Team within Fundraising.

    Danielle’s role is now a Community Fundraiser for the Northumberland region, working with Youth Groups, Schools and Community Groups. She also leads on External Events and our Life List campaign, including the ranges of challenges within it. Danielle has worked previously in other Customer Service roles within the charity sector, HMRC and retail.

    To contact Danielle, please email daniellecallender@stoswaldsuk.org