Macmillan fund raiser success at Chatteris club

Bingo Tombola was held at the Chatteris Working Men's Club to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Suppo

Bingo Tombola was held at the Chatteris Working Men's Club to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. - Credit: Archant

A charity has thanked Chatteris Working Men’s Club for raising money for them at a successful event.

A bingo tombola was held at the club to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Josephine Fried, one of the charity’s fund raisers, said: “The event was organised by Ann Bailes and Margaret Ward and raised an amazing £700 for the charity.

“Members of the local March, Chatteris and District fund raising group for Macmillan Cancer Support express sincere thanks to Ann and Margaret for their efforts and to members of the Working Men’s Club for their generosity.

“These funds will help those affected by cancer locally and also provide grants to those struggling financially as a result of their cancer treatments.”

Macmillan have a range of events throughout the year from running, cycling, swimming, bake sales and trekking. To get involved visit their website.

A spokesman for the charity praised local fund raising initiatives and said: “We want the voices of people affected by cancer to be at the heart of our campaigns. And with your support we can make sure their voices are heard.

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