Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Generosity of Gala Dinner Guests Raises More than £15k For Macmillan

Following an emotional appeal by fundraising veteran Gary Morton,
Gala Dinner guests donated more than £15,000 to Macmillan Nurse

Guests at this year’s FIT Show Gala Dinner have reached into their pockets to raise a massive £15,233.57 following a heart-wrenching appeal for donations to Macmillan Nurses made during the event by Gary Morton, well known for his own charity work through GM Fundraising.

With a call for donations traditionally being made to raise funds for a cause close to the hearts of people connected with the window and door industry, this year Macmillan Nurses was chosen by Leon Day, former owner and managing director of Universal Arches, who sadly lost his partner Jo to cancer earlier this year.

Acknowledging the generosity of guests Leon said:
“It’s difficult to put into words the magnitude of this incredible gesture and with other donations, we’re now over £19,000 raised for Macmillan who did so much to help Jo, particularly in the latter days. On behalf of Jo’s family and myself, I’d like to thank everyone, yet again this industry has shown how generous it can be.” 
The JustGiving page for Jo will remain open for a while yet should anyone else like to contribute to this emotive cause.


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