Monday, 7 January 2013

Currys Lowestoft Organise Fundraiser After Letter From Patient

Above (Left to Right): 
Steven from Star Throwers and the Currys PC World team.

The final total has been confirmed from two 'Fun Days' held at the end of last summer in aid of Star Throwers, raising an amazing £785!

Currys Lowestoft (now Currys PC World Lowestoft) were inspired to fundraise for Star Throwers after one of our patients wrote to them asking for their support. Gemma Biddle (far right) said: "After reading her inspiring letter all of us wanted to do everything we could to help support such a great cause."

Two fun days were subsequently organised and held at the store in Lowestoft, where passing shoppers and their families had the chance to go on bouncy castles, raffles, 'shoot out' competitions and listen to the brilliant Rock Choir Group. As well as this, children were also gleefully happy to have their pictures taken with characters from Star Wars and the Batman movies. A local car business, John Grose on Goddard Road, also attended the fun days and very kindly money towards the events.

As well as the two fun days, Gemma herself organised and completed her very own 'Rude Road Trip', inspired by the TV program 'The Inbetweeners', visiting 40 rude street names around the UK in 40 hours. She completed this in August and raised £225 through JustGiving!

Our sincere thanks to all the team at Currys PC World Lowestoft for organising such fantastic events, raising both money and awareness for Star Throwers in Lowestoft. A big thank you also to John Grose for their very kind donation.