Over £4,700 raised for Bristol Children's Hospital by Burnham
big-hearted Burnham-On-Sea teenager has presented more than £4,700
to Bristol Children's Hospital after holding a fundraising head
shave in support of his cousin who is receiving cancer treatment
huge £4,780.40 has been raised by 18 year-old James Tandy
following his sponsored
head shave for Bristol Children's Hospital's Gromit Grand Appeal.
Tandy, 17, pictured with James, is receiving treatment
at Bristol Children's Hospital but showed her support for James
by attending the event at Asda in Highbridge on her 17th birthday
said he is "hugely grateful" for the support of friends,
family and others who have donated towards the good cause.
hospital has also expressed its grattitude and said the cash will
help the hospital's pediatric intensive care unit by funding a
specialist stretcher for the air ambulance, along with a high-tech
Tandy, James' mother, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am very
proud of what James has done. He wanted to do something special
to raise money for the hospital but no-one expected it would be
as much as this."
collected £400 on the morning of the event from Asda customers
and the rest has come from family, friends and supporters via
sponsor forms and Just Giving."
sponsorship page continues to be online here
for further donations.