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£7,018 Raised to support children with brain tumours

Monday, 20 November 2023 21:55

By Will Harris

Credits: Bill Colman

The players of Wigginton Grasshoppers have raised £7,018 to help support children with brain tumours.

The players of Wigginton Grasshoppers have raised £7,018 to help support children with brain tumours. The money was raised through a series of events including a 5km run filled with inflatable obstacles in York and Leeds, and a celebrity football match at the LNER Community Stadium where the youngsters got to meet former Lioness Jill Scott.

The money was raised for OSCAR’s Paediatric Brain Tumour Charity which was set up in memory of Dunnington schoolboy and keen footballer Oscar Hughes who died of a brain tumour at the age of nine in 2014.

Rachel James, the charity’s assistant community fundraiser, said the money will help the charity extend its ‘Family Support Scheme’ to support more people suffering with childhood brain tumours.

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