Three is the magic number as Shifnal ladies raise thousands for charity

Three ladies from Shifnal have lifted hundreds of pounds for charity &#8211 thanks to the people today of the city.

Lousie Mansell, her sister Caroline Davies, and good friend Ruth Evans held a charity evening at Shifnal City FC&#8217s Reds Bar on Newport Highway and raised virtually £3,500 for Lingen Davies Most cancers Fund.

The women, who have all developed up in Shifnal, wanted to set on an function and increase funds right after Louise underwent cure for breast cancer last yr.

Louise said:

&#8220I am so delighted with the occasion and how significantly we lifted.

&#8220I imagine a lot of people feel of chemotherapy remedy centres as a depressing location, but absolutely everyone is amazing. I can&#8217t say adequate how superb they are, I actually benefited from being in the large home with distinctive people today.&#8221

Right after locating a lump, Louise attended 18 rounds of chemotherapy – 14 with her sister Caroline and she was accompanied by her good friend Ruth for the other 4. She now has lymphedema in her appropriate arm, with blocked lymph nodes, and usually takes inhibitors and hormone tablets.

Ruth stated Lingen Davies experienced actually created the Most cancers Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Healthcare facility &#8216to the up coming amount&#8217. Her dad experienced cancer 21 many years in the past but was on his possess when he experienced procedure and throughout a single of her visits, Ruth was influenced to fundraise to say thank you for the treatment and assistance given to Louise.

She stated:

&#8220I just considered it would be great to do anything as a thank you and it was also anything for Louise to get concerned with and seem ahead to.

&#8220The charity night was remarkable and it all went incredibly very well &#8211 a lot of individuals know about Lingen Davies and were quite generous.

&#8220We couldn&#8217t imagine we marketed 1,400 tickets but we also had 40 raffle prizes presented to us together with a very significant Easter egg donated by Magna Foods, a voucher by Peter Posh and a ten-12 months-old Malt Whiskey that went really perfectly.

&#8220Regional band FanRadio also donated their time for free and made it a wonderful night. Thanks to everybody who contributed.&#8221

The women are no strangers to fundraising &#8211 acquiring been included with The Shifnal Carnival over the decades &#8211 and they had been pleased with the assist offered to this most recent initiative.