Thousands raised for Keech Hospice Care at fundraiser near Shefford

Enid Pamment of Shefford Leisure Group, Rebecca Eastwood from Keech Hospice Care and David Upson, ch

Enid Pamment of Shefford Leisure Group, Rebecca Eastwood from Keech Hospice Care and David Upson, chairman of Letchworth Garden City and Baldock Lions. Picture: Courtesy of Enid Pamment - Credit: Archant

Thousands of pounds were raised for children’s hospice care in Stondon.

Shefford Leisure Group donated £1,100 to Keech Hospice Care at the afternoon tea at Mount Pleasant Golf Club, while Letchworth Garden City and Baldock Lions gave £1,000, and Gyll King from City & Village Tours added another £100.

More than 70 people came to the social tea, where the cheques were presented to Rebecca Eastwick from Keech.

Rebecca gave a short talk on what Keech means to the parents of the children there, before Doreen Freeman from Lions spoke, and 12-year-olds Alison Watson and Abbie Haskell, both from Henlow Academy Middle School, discussed a tea party they had held at school to raise about £310.67 for Keech earlier this year.

A raffle with donated prizes raised £260 more.

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