A team of ten workmates have raised £750 for our appeal as a thank you for the care and treatment given by staff at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to one of their colleagues.
Al Cross, the aircraft maintenance section manager at RAF Cosford, was the inspiration for the challenge which saw kind-hearted hikers follow his lead during the three-hour trek to the summit of Snowdon.
The walk was organised by Charlie Palmer, from Shrewsbury, one of Al’s colleagues, who decided to do something to benefit the Lingen Davies Cancer Centre Appeal.
“Having seen our work colleague’s experience in dealing with the trauma of cancer treatment, we all felt compelled to give something back to this worthwhile and vitally important charity,” he said.
“The relief fund provides exceptional support to patients through the Chemotherapy Day Unit and we hope that our efforts will boost the fund’s appeal.”
Daryl Heaselgrave, another of Al’s colleagues, said all the guys who worked for Al wanted to do something and have raised around £750. Al, who is still receiving treatment, took part in the walk with his wife Diane and dog Josh.
To find out more about fundraising for our appeal contact the office on 01743 492396.