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Local Business Raises £9000 for Cancer Care Fund

A variety of charity fundraising events held at the Downham Home and Garden store have raised over £9,000 toward the Macmillan Cancer Care Fund.

The monies were raised from 2016 all the way through to July this year in an exciting assortment of events, from monthly charity bingo games and car boot sales to Swinging Sixties nights courtesy of local band The Strollers.

The cheque of £9,461.00 was handed to Mrs Margaret Carter on behalf of Macmillan in a presentation evening held at the store on Friday 21st July.

Tim and Julie Glover, Directors of the Store, would like to give thanks to all who made the fundraising possible:

“We would like to say thank you to all of the customers and visitors who have donated to the events, their parents and the staff within the store for all their hard work, and The Strollers – the staff and the strollers gave their time voluntary which is extremely appreciated”

The funds will go to the nearby QEH Hospital in King’s Lynn, and have already been invested in a £3,000 chemotherapy pump. The remainder will help to fund an assortment of other treatments.

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