9, to hold fundraising cake sale in memory of his grandmother
nine-year-old boy from Burnham-On-Sea is organising a special
cake sale this Wednesday (August 15th) to raise money for a local
hospital who cared for his late grandmother.
Millier, who is a pupil at St Andrew's School, is holding the
sale for the oncology unit at Weston Hospital.
youngster is very passionate about the sale since his grandmother,
whom he was very close to, sadly lost a long fight with cancer
in February this year.
has planned the date of the cake sale to be exactly six months
since she passed away.
mum, Rachel, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A couple of months
ago Jack said he was going to arrange a charity cake sale with
all proceeds going to the oncology unit at Weston Hospital."
drew up various plans and got chatting to lots of neighbours arranging
for them to make cakes and donate items. At the time we thought
he would forget about it in a few weeks! However, Jack has arranged
the cake sale all by himself."
am very very proud of what he has done. He has delivered over
80 leaflets to houses nearby and also sent invitations out to
school friends before they broke up from school."
The cake sale will take place on Wednesday, 15th August, from
1pm until 4pm outside 59 Thorndike Way. Jack has also arranged
cake raffles, cakes sales, a tombola and a table top sale.
added: "The oncology unit at the hospital helped my mum so
much. They were always kind and caring and always did their best
for her. My mum and dad raised lots of money for the oncology
unit over the past two years, which is why Jack now wants to do
"It would be great if people could come down and support
Jack and help him raise as much money as possible for such a great
She added: "We would also be very grateful if anyone would
like to donate any items for the tombola or the table top sale.
Any unsold items will be donated to the Weston Hospicecare's charity
shop and any cakes left over will be taken to the Weston Hospice
for their patients, staff and visitors to enjoy. We would also
be very grateful to hear from anyone that may be able to do facepainting
for an hour or so."