Downham Lions roaring successful fundraising

Downham Lions fundraising was a roaring success after donating £3,000 to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Macmillan Cancer Care and Treatment Centre.

The group’s fundraising campaign, which began after Christmas, included supermarket collections and appealing to West Norfolk businesses for donations.

Lions across the area have chosen to support the Macmillan Centre, over the coming months.

The money raised by the Lions will be put towards purchasing new Chemotherapy pumps for the Macmillan Centre.

President of the Downham Lions, Dave Flower said: “We are very happy with how much we have raised since Christmas for the Unit. When someone is diagnosed with Cancer it can have a devastating impact on not just the patient but also their family and friends. We are very thankful for the support we have received from everyone with their donations.”

Alan Pickering, a member of the Downham Lions said: “Everyone can relate to Cancer and I think it showed how generous people were with donations. We are very lucky to be a part of such a generous community.”

Vicky Mitchell, Macmillan Information & Support Manager said: “‘We are extremely grateful that the Downham Lions have chosen to fundraise for this equipment which will benefit many patients.”

The money raised by the Lions will be put towards purchasing new Chemotherapy pumps for the Macmillan Centre.

 

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 Pictured left to right: Alan Pickering, Rebekah Watts, Ruth Overton, Dave Flower, Chris Moreton, Vicky Mitchell

 

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