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Tavistock Golf Club donates £5,800 to the Children’s Happy Hospital Fund

Tavistock Golf Club has very kindly donated a sum of £5,800 to the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital.

A cheque presentation of the money, raised throughout 2017, took place at the Tavistock Golf Club members’ annual cocktail party, held on 19 January 2018.

Photo courtesy of Tavistock Times Gazette Ladies’ Captain Marian Stenhouse presented the cheque to Sue Rodgers, Fundraising Co-ordinator for the Children’s Happy Hospital Fund and Play Service Team Leader at Derriford Hospital. She said that, for personal reasons, the charity is “very close to my heart.”

The Children’s Happy Hospital Fund is a registered charity that aims to make a difference for all young patients who stay or receive treatment at Derriford Hospital, as well as their families and carers.

“We are delighted to receive this generous donation”, said Sue. “Our staff work hard to help and support young patients, and funding like this can really help us to do more.

“Thank you so much for choosing us – I can guarantee that every penny will be well spent.”

To find out more about how you can fundraise or make a donation to Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, please visit https://www.plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk/fundraising

* Photo courtesy of Tavistock Times Gazette