Ollie’s Heroes charity cake sale set to return to Lowestoft

A scene from last year's inaugural charity cake day, which was held in memory of youngster Ollie Gra

A scene from last year's inaugural charity cake day, which was held in memory of youngster Ollie Gray. Pictured is Megan Grainge, Archie Gray and Lexi Gray enjoying some of the cakes. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Tasty cakes will be on offer as funds are raised for charity, in memory of a popular little boy.

The Ollie's Heroes charity was set up in memory of popular youngster Ollie Gray.

The Ollie's Heroes charity was set up in memory of popular youngster Ollie Gray. - Credit: Archant

After hundreds of people attended an inaugural cake sale at Carlton Colville Community Centre last year, the Ollie's Heroes charity will host a second cake day next weekend.

The inaugural charity cake day in 2016, which was held in memory of youngster Ollie Gray. PHOTO: N

The inaugural charity cake day in 2016, which was held in memory of youngster Ollie Gray. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

The Ollie's Heroes charity - which is raising money to support children and families who are fighting cancer in East Anglia by helping them with the costs of living and travelling to hospital – was set up by Jamie and Claire Gray, from Oulton, after their son Ollie died in September 2015 following a long battle against acute lymphatic leukaemia.

The inaugural charity cake day in 2016, which was held in memory of youngster Ollie Gray. PHOTO: N

The inaugural charity cake day in 2016, which was held in memory of youngster Ollie Gray. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Ollie's Heroes second cake sale will be held next Saturday, May 13 at Carlton Colville Community Centre between 2pm and 4pm, with tickets and raffle tickets now available. Mrs Gray said: 'We're just hoping it's as big a success as what it was last year. It costs £5 a ticket for two pieces of cake and a hot drink. There will be a children's table with squash and a raffle, with the top prize being a weekend for two at Potters.

'Last year was a fantastic event, let's make this year's even better and make Ollie proud!'


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