Parents' fundraising in tribute to son who died from brain tumour passes £1,000 mark

By David Parker | 30/09/2019

Parents' fundraising in tribute to son who died from brain tumour passes £1,000 mark
George and Sharon Davison (left and third left) are seen with a cheque for £234 which they raised, along with Maltby leisure centre staff (left to right) Wendy Edwards, Gail Wilson, Angela Walker and Fran McGrother. 191259

A COUPLE who have been raising money for a brain tumour charity in memory of their son have smashed through the £1,000 barrier.

George and Sharon Davison’s son Martin (43) died on July 5 after being diagnosed with glioma glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain tumour.

They have been raising money for research organisation the Brain Tumour Charity in memory of Martin, who grew up in East Herringthorpe.

Their latest raffle, held last Saturday (14) at Maltby Leisure Centre, raised £234 and took their total fundraising to £1,120.

George (60), of Wickersley, said: “I’m absolutely over the moon with our latest total.

“We have had fantastic support.”

Among the prizes were vouchers from Maltby Leisure Centre worth around £70.
George said he was planning another raffle to raise money for both the Brain Tumour Charity and Rotherham Hospice.

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