Charity news — articles for 2019

Plymouth cancer support centres benefit from generous donation

The Rotary Club of Yelverton has donated a total of £300 to Plymouth Hospitals Charity. The money raised will be shared equally between the Mustard Tree Cancer Support Centre at Derriford Hospital and the Triangle Centre in Tavistock.

Past president of the Rotary Club, Sandra Dineley-Jones was diagnosed with squamous cell rectal cancer, a rare form of cancer for which she has undergone 6 weeks of daily chemotherapy and radiotherapy and now awaits her prognosis.

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SplashED appeal has raised over £14,000 for new Paediatric Emergency Department

The SplashED appeal has raised over £14,000 for the new Paediatric Emergency Department at Derriford Hospital.

The appeal has had many generous supporters who have given up their time and come up with innovative ideas to raise money. Widewell Primary School held a pre-loved book fayre, a Christmas market and held school discos throughout the year, raising a total of £250.

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16-year-old Daniel Rowe takes on 15,000ft skydive to raise money for Plymouth Hospitals Charity

Daniel Rowe has raised £1,075 for Plymouth Hospitals Charity by taking part in a tandem skydive.

Despite his fear of heights, 16-year-old Daniel took the 15,000ft leap from a moving plane to raise money for the Mustard Tree Cancer Support Centre at Derriford Hospital . The skydive was a birthday present for Daniel and he decided to use the opportunity to raise money for the Mustard Tree on behalf of his friend, Kayleigh Eve.

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