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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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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 27th April 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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    47

    • Maureen and Stephen xx

      Maureen and Stephen xx

      Apr 24, 2019

      Enjoy your flight, will be thinking about you xx

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 20, 2019

      Enjoy x

      £20.00

    • Alison McQuoid Campbell

      Alison McQuoid Campbell

      Apr 19, 2019

      Good luck Mrs Kirk!!! Xx

      £20.00

    • Vicky

      Vicky

      Apr 18, 2019

      Go June!

      £10.00

    • Jennifer

      Jennifer

      Apr 18, 2019

      Brave woman June!!

      £10.00

    • Sandra Anderson

      Sandra Anderson

      Apr 17, 2019

      Happy Birthday June,good luck on your skydive ❤

      £20.00

    • John and Susan Ekin

      John and Susan Ekin

      Apr 17, 2019

      What a brave girl you are! Hope the skydive goes well.Have a great birthday.With love from John and Susan xx

      £100.00

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