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Cash boost for £15,000 wheelchair appeal to help five-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer Edith Creasey

13:43 14 June 2014

Edith Creasey at the charity quiz fundraiser organised by Holt Farmers Club.

Edith Creasey at the charity quiz fundraiser organised by Holt Farmers Club.

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Charity quiz fun helped raise £2,500 for a five-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer who needs a £15,000 wheelchair to boost her independence.

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A fundraiser was put on by Holt Farmers Club and also raised £500 for the Holt Youth Project on Old Station Way, Holt.

The £2,500 will go towards a new motorised off-road wheelchair for Edith Creasey, from Sheringham.

Her family launched the appeal to raise the £15,000 this year.

Charlie Mack, a member of Holt Farmers Club, organised the event with local farmers. It was sponsored by Brown & Co where Charlie Mack works.

As well as the quiz, there was an auction of promises and raffle.

Mr Mack said: “To raise such a large amount of money was fantastic. Edith is a lovely little girl and will really benefit from the purchase of the new chair.”

To support the Edith’s wheels appeal, visit www.justgiving.com/edithswheels to donate.

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