Fundraiser says donations show people know value of NHS

Fundraiser says donations show people know value of NHS

By Michael Upton | 15/01/2021

Fundraiser says donations show people know value of NHS


A BIG-hearted fundraiser whose online appeal is funding dozens of coffee breaks for medical staff said its success showed how people in Rotherham appreciated the NHS.

Kane Tomlinson, of Moorgate, asked for donations towards tea bags, coffee and sweet treats for workers at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, and was amazed when the total passed the £300 mark.

The 33-year-old dad of two said said: “I have been in and out of hospitals a lot and I know the staff appreciate little things like a cup of tea or coffee or a little treat.


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“I thought about what I could get together in a few weeks and managed to raise £332.

“I was surprised with putting it on only a few weeks before Christmas and after the hard year people had been through.

“It’s important to say thank you to everyone who has contributed. It’s not down to me but down to them and it says a lot about the people of Rotherham.

“I hope the staff manage to sit down for cuppa and appreciate that it’s come from the community to say thank you to them.”

You can still make a donation to Kane’s appeal page at


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