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£1,000raised of £200 target by 41 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,000 to to help children in need on Crete

    Funded on Friday, 30th November 2018

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    Fiona and I will be hard pushed to thank all the people on Crete who have looked after her with so much care and professionalism when she needed energency neuro-surgery during our holiday on Crete this summer. Our frequent utterances of “ευχαριστώ” (thank you) feel so inadequate.

    Accordingly, in gratitude, for fun and to stave off cabin fever, we have decided to do a wee sponsored walk today (Thursday) and to donate any funds raised to Smile for the Child. This not-for-profit, voluntary welfare organisation raises funds to help ill, disadvantaged and vulnerable children throughout Greece. This year, work started on a new children’s home in Heraklion, Crete. Smile of the Child

    Fiona and I try to walk as much as possible within the hospital grounds to which we are confined. Our normal route: down four flights of stairs - through the lift lobby - along the main corridor - through Admissions - down two flights to the hospital shop and coffee kiosk (where I thought people didn’t know how to queue ... turns out I was in the Staff Only aisle) - along the downstairs corridor past the mortuary - out by the delivery bay - through the car park - past A&E - by the front door and the taxi rank - along by the shady gardens with the fig and pomegranate trees - to the back door of our stairwell.

    This is 1.76km in all; we’re going to do it six times. This is very much our gift to give, but if anybody wants to make a (small, please) donation, we would love that.



    • Laura Ferguson4 months ago
      Laura Ferguson

      Laura Ferguson

      4 months ago

      We are delighted to be sending £1,000 to Smile for the Child, and so touched by everyone’s support. Fiona is doing amazingly well, but it will be a while yet before she’s firing on all cylinders again. We feel very grateful for the excellent care she continues to receive, and the support of family and friends.

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    • Anonymous


      Sep 4, 2018

    • elizabeth SEMPLE

      elizabeth SEMPLE

      Aug 20, 2018


    • The Thomsons

      The Thomsons

      Aug 6, 2018

      So proud of you both. Enjoy being back home. xxxxxx


    • Chetan  Shetty

      Chetan Shetty

      Aug 4, 2018

      Lots of love


    • Anonymous


      Aug 3, 2018

      Great work ladies!Glad to hear you're homeward bound.Lynsey, Colin, Katie and Jessica x


    • Deborah Wright

      Deborah Wright

      Aug 3, 2018

      What a fantastic thing you are both doing . Stay strong


    • Georgina Snodgrass

      Georgina Snodgrass

      Aug 3, 2018

      Stars 🌟🌟well done x


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