cancer patients raise funds for hospital TVs
Burnham-On-Sea residents who are receiving treatment for cancer
at Weston General Hospital have raised hundreds of pounds to buy
three big-screen TVs for the unit.
resident Elaine Holman and Julia Gaskell, who runs Burnham's Playaway
Day Nursery, have both been receiving treatment from Weston General
both thought it would be a lovely gesture if the patients, both
now and in the future, could benefit from some fundraising, so
Julia and I set about raising funds for three new TVs for the
oncology department," Elaine told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
raised £900 from the generosity of our Burnham-On-Sea family
and friends and have purchased the three TVs and wall brackets
from Richer Sounds in Bath who gave us a generous discount and
free delivery to get three really lovely, 40-inch TVs so that
the patients can have something to watch whilst they are receiving
held a pink blue day to help raise funds, where staff and children
dressed up and a cake sale was held.
pair thanked all who have helped them and added that they would
still like to buy one more TV and are appealing for anyone who
wants to donate to the appeal to get in contact via Burnham-On-Sea.com
Elaine and Julia with Sister Alison at Weston General Oncology
department handing over the TVs