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Weʼre raising £2,000 to help the Urology Department at Ulster Hospital purchase vital equipment

Northern Ireland
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*Note - due to unforeseen weather, the date has been changed and the skydive will now take place on Saturday 6th July.

On 17th April, I will reluctantly be leaving my 70s. To mark the occasion, my grandchildren suggested I do something special, so they came up with the idea of throwing me out of a plane. The prospect fills me with a mixture of horror and excitement, but I am duly obliging on Saturday 18th May and will be doing it in aid of my charity.

For the past 8 years, I have been selling Easter chicks to raise money for the Urology Department in the Ulster Hospital. In 2009, I was admitted to the Urology Department to have my kidney removed. I received wonderful treatment and the surgery was successful, but I discovered the department was lacking important equipment, hence the start of my charity. Since then, I (with an army of fellow knitters) have been knitting Easter chicks and for the last two years, bonnets to go with them, with all proceeds going to the charity.

To date, I have raised £28,000. This year, with the addition of the skydive, I am hoping to raise more than ever. The Urology Department is still in need of vital equipment, so any donations would be gratefully received. Here's hoping for a soft landing!

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    • Kelly Keenan

      Kelly Keenan

      Jul 10, 2019

      June you are an absolute Super Star!! Well Done!! Kelly and family xxx

      £100.00

    • O’kanes Cookstown

      O’kanes Cookstown

      Jul 8, 2019

      Well done June!

      £20.00

    • George V

      George V

      Jul 5, 2019

      Good Luck June and congratulations on raising so much for such a worthy cause!

      £10.00

    • Harry Stevens

      Harry Stevens

      Jul 3, 2019

      Good luck June! An amazing feat of bravery for an amazing cause! Can’t wait to see the video. From Max’s friend Harry xxx

      £10.00

    • Doreen & Roger Purce

      Doreen & Roger Purce

      Jul 2, 2019

      Belated congratulations on the "big" birthday & our very best wishes for Saturday. Keep up your good work.

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 13, 2019

      Fantastic June - hope all goes well on Saturday

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 26, 2019

      £10.00

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