Schoolgirl gets heads spinning in town centre during inspired fundraiser
PUBLISHED: 14:01 02 April 2019 | UPDATED: 14:55 02 April 2019
A schoolgirl inspired by her grandmother’s cancer journey has completed a sponsored twirl to raise both money and awareness.
Brooke Murfit, aged 10, of North Elmham, recently spent the afternoon performing baton twirling dances in Dereham’s town centre, raising more than £100 for Myeloma UK.
It comes following her grandmother Julie King’s diagnoses of the condition.
She said: “My beautiful, brave Nanny King was diagnosed myeloma in November 2010. Two years ago she underwent many aggressive chemo’s and a stem cell transplant. She dealt with this amazingly and smiled all the way through. This strong, amazing woman is a true inspiration and I’m lucky she’s my nan.”
Brooke baton twirled outside at Nelson Place for two and a half hours from 1.30pm on Saturday March 30.
Mum Stacy Murfit added: “[She] did amazing. With the help from the community in Dereham she raised £102.80p with still more money to come. Her twirling buddy Ella was there to help too.”