A big thank you to Haslers / Foundation for all the support that they continuously give to FCGAGA over the years which has benefitted the charity so much. Just before Christmas they kindly had a Xmas hamper delivered to me which was a very kind and generous thing to do.
A big thank you to Gareth, Vicky and the fitness group ( Wanstead ) who kindly raised some funds for the FCGAGA charity this was unexpected and yet so gladly received.
Toys were delivered to Newham General Hospital ( Rainbow ward ) on Wednesday 20th December from FCGAGA for the sick children who were in hospital over the Christmas period.
.On Wednesday 20th December 2017 FCGAGA delivered Christmas presents to RHCH in Beckton for the siblings of the patients who attend the hospice.
FCGAGA visited Acorn Children's Ward at Whipps Cross Hospital for the for the fourteenth year in attendance were staff from Haslers who also brought a considerable amount of presents and Dafne from Leytonstone Salvation Army. The appeal was well received by the community and I would like to thank these people / organisations for their kind support
Haslers Foundation - toys
Dafne and Josh ( Leytonstone Salvation Army ) - toys
Doreen Golding ( Pearly Queen of Old Kent Road ) donation
Tesco , Leyton - toys and gift voucher
Zahra and Amber - toys
Gareth's Fitness class - donation
FCGAGA also dropped off Christmas presents to Richard House Children's Hospice in Beckton and
Newham General Hospital ( Rainbow Ward ).
On behalf of myself and all at FCGAGA we would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and thank you for your continuous support throughout last year. We have so many things planned for this year and can only achieve them with your kind support and donations.
On Thursday 12th October 2017 I had my quarterly check up at St Bart's Hospital for my stage four cancer (Non Hodgkin Lymphoma) and cancer of the bone marrow the oncologist informs me that the cancer is stable which is very good news. So thank you to everyone for the kind messages of support throughout the years for this has helped so much and is very much appreciated.
Doreen Golding Pearly Queen of Bow Bells and Old Kent Road has been given a British Empire Medal for all her charity work over many years. Doreen who lives in Wanstead regularly contributes to FCGAGA at Christmas time and is a very good friend so naturally I'm delighted for her, she will receive her BEM at the Tower of London on 17th November 2017.
A big thank you to SpaceKraft who kindly waived the fee to a recent order after I realised that the items were sold separately, true to their word the item turned up as agreed your kindness was very much appreciated by all at FCGAGA.
FCGAGA were only too pleased to grant Rosie Diplock a request for a light table and coloured shapes Rosie has Down's Syndrome and was born with a congenital heart condition which required major surgery at St Thomas' Hospital earlier this year when she was three months old.
L - R. Rosie, Helen, Peter and Sophie.