Elm and Friday Bridge youngsters stay up all night for charity

PUBLISHED: 12:10 16 August 2010

Elm and Friday Bridge Youth Club members

Elm and Friday Bridge Youth Club members

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YOUNGSTERS from Elm and Friday Bridge stayed up all night to raise money for a child cancer charity.

The group of seven from Elm and Friday Bridge Youth Club completed the challenge at the Elm Centre.

Throughout the night the youngsters completed 14 tasks and challenges to keep them awake, including an assault course, a ready steady cook challenge and a tent challenge.

They were raising money for Families Against Neuroblastoma (FAN), a charity based in Elm. Neruoblastoma is an aggressive form of childhood cancer which attacks the nervous system and can affecr every part of the body.

The charity is dedicated to providing support, information and assistance in all aspects of the illness, including funding for sepcific research into new treatments of the disease.

Wisbech deputy mayor Jonathan Farmer and his wife Susanah visited the centre during the challenge and joined the youngsters for dinner before taking part in some team building games.

Anyone wishing to donate to the charity as a result of the sponsiored stay up can do so online at https://www.bmycharity.com/V2/18hourstayup


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