Marie Curie fundraisers thank Knutsfordians for supporting Great Daffodil Appeal

Knutsford Guardian: Marie Curie fundraisers thank Knutsfordians for supporting Great Daffodil Appeal Marie Curie fundraisers thank Knutsfordians for supporting Great Daffodil Appeal

MARIE Curie fundraisers are offering thanks to Knutsfordians who helped make the charity’s recent appeal a great success.

Volunteer collectors and members of The Knutsford Marie Curie Cancer Care Fundraising Group were out in force throughout Knutsford in support of the charity’s flagship annual fundraiser - Great Daffodil Appeal.

The appeal collections raised an impressive £2,286, which will be used to help Marie Curie Nurses provide more free care to people with terminal illnesses in their homes.

Marie Curie community fundraiser Laura Tomlinson said: “We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone in Knutsford who has supported Marie Curie and helped to make this year’s Great Daffodil Appeal such a big success – especially the amazing members of our Knutsford fundraising group.

“We simply could not continue to provide our important care without our army of dedicated volunteers and the seemingly un-ending generosity of the public.”

The Knutsford Marie Curie Cancer Care Fundraising Group’s chairman Chris Mackey also wanted to thank Sainsbury’s for their continued support.

She said: “On behalf of the fundraising group, I would like to thank Sainsbury’s for choosing us for their charity of the year and helping with fundraising – through their own events, they have raised in excess of £2,000 for Marie Curie.”

Around £15,000 has been raised by the group since it was established in May last year.

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