Children With Cancer Fund (Polegate)
5 Western Avenue, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 6EP Tel: 01323 488561
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Pike, the community nurse, nominated Kylie to us. Unfortunately
for Kylie the cancer had meant the loss of a leg, although you would
to run fast to get away from her on her crutches! As usual, we made an
to go and see the family and were welcomed in. Kylie had written her
list with the help of her Step Dad, Mum and her two younger sisters,
and Olivia. It read like this:-
Big screen TV
Family trip to Disneyland<
A collection of tapes
Lots of CDs
A new car
Tickets to see Steps in concert
Playstation & Games
We left to discuss with the others which item off the list we should get. Kylie had put the wide screen TV as preference number 1, tickets to see Steps in concert as number 2, and a computer as number 3.
We thought that the TV would be something that all the family would benefit from and started raising the funds to buy one.
Studio Dance and
The Hydro Hotel presenting us with cheques.
Studio dance laid on a dance evening at the Golden Galleon, Public House, the Hydro Hotel gave us a cheque for £100 from one of their raffle nights, the Fisherman's Club took on Asda in a Charity Darts competition and George & Gillian Boyce invited us to do a raffle at their garden party.
|Photo opportunity at the Fisherman's Club||Ursula with Shirley & Harry at the Garden party|
a busy time we had, but we had some laughs as well. It also
meant we could think again about Kylie's wish list. The TV was for the
we were unable to get tickets for Kylie to see Steps, so we bought the
for Kylie to do her school work on (and her step dad to surf the net!).
had enough money so it was done. We rang the family and arranged to pop
What they didn't know was that we had both of the wishes with us.
Kylie was happy as the TV was nearly as big as her! After we had taken a few photos we left the family playing with their new toys. Above you can see Kylie with a grin that a Cheshire cat would be proud of, and Kylie sitting with Ashley, Heidi, Chris & Ursula.