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Following a very successful Vintage Working Day held at Camrose during the last August Bank Holiday a total of 19 charities ( many local) were invited along to receive a donation of no less than £825 each from the organisers of the event!

We were honoured and delighted to accept this donation which will be put to good use in supporting the staff and patients at Wthybush Hospital Cancer Day Unit.

The organisers and supporters are warmly thanked for the wonderful work they do in supporting so many good causes

Ferry House Inn, Hazelbeach

Our thanks to Jan, Lisa and the team at the Ferry House Inn for the amazing charity box collection which generated a donation to our charity of no less than £192 !

What a result!

Special thanks to everyone who popped something in the box and gave so generously when visiting the Inn. 

Carew Inn

Big, big thanks to the management and team at the Carew Inn at Carew for their efforts once again to raise funds for the Pembrokeshire Haematology and Oncology Day Unit (PHODU).

They recently donated a whopping £1,000 to the Day Unit following a highly successful music event. What an achievement! 

A very big thank you to the Evans family from Cross Ways , Honeyborough, Neyland  for donating an incredible £650 in memory of a family relative to the Chemotherapy Day Unit. 

The funds were boosted even further by an amazing skydive!  Well done and thank you on behalf of the staff and patients

Thank you on behalf of the nursing team at PHODU, Withybush Hospital to the members of the Bowen family who recently donated £2,200 in memory of Petrina Bowen.

The donation was raised by Petrina's children from family and friends in lieu of flowers in her memory.

Malcolm Rees

We are grateful to the family of the late Malcom Rees from Milford Haven for their very generous donation of £1,000 to our charity in lieu of floral tributes and donations in his memory.

A devoted husband and father, Malcolm will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

In Fond Memory of Gwilym

The Cornock Family Visit to the Unit to Make Their Donation

Planning the Family Challenge

Family and friends joined forces last year to honour a well known character Gwilym Cornock from the Pembrokeshire farming community. At the time Gwilym needed the support of the local Cancer Day Unit so the family decided to undertake the Welsh Three Peaks challenge to raise funds for the hospital.

The group, comprised of twenty five supporters of all ages set about the challenge in May 2018. After conquering the Welsh 3 Peaks in one day, the group were delighted to be met by Gwilym and his family on completion of the  Pen y Fan climb.

Sadly, Gwilym lost his battle with cancer later in the year but the fundraising in his name has resulted in an incredible figure of £16,110 being raised to support other patients. 

 

An amazing achievement!

This is the biggest single donation we have had so a big thank you to everyone involved and your supporters.

Celebrating a Team Achievement
Gwilym (right) with the Three Peaks Challenge Cake

In Memory of Alan Roach

A  big thank you goes to the Roach family of Milford Haven who have donated a wonderful £1,000 to our charity following generous donations from family and friends including the local football community in lieu of flowers for a popular resident. We send our condolences and best wishes to Ann and son Alan

What An Achievement!

Big congratulations to Jeff and Wayne for their highly successful Super Sounds of the Sixties weekend recently at the Torch Theatre. We were delighted and honoured to go along today to receive a donation of £2,550 to our charity. Margaret and Trish (left) are pictured with Toni and Phil from the Paul Sartori Foundation which received a similar amount.

How fortunate are we?

Jeff and Wayne are pictured centre

Lovely Lyn Roberts

Thanks to this lady and her band of friends, our charity has received another large donation of £1,400.

Many thanks Lyn for all your hard work from the charity and the nursing team at the Cancer Day Unit

What a brilliant achievement!

Top Fundraisers!

RAOB Letterston fundraisers pictured with members of the                                      PHODU senior nursing team

Active fundraisers Letterston RAOB

( Buffs) have been busy again raising funds for the Cancer Day Unit at Withybush Hospital.

A small team of dedicated members regularly hold well attended social events for the local Letterston community which generate funds for local causes. This year, the team has decided to donate a further £7,000 to Withybush Hospital Cancer Day Unit Appeal bringing the total they have donated to date to £14,120 

Our grateful thanks to all involved.

Such an Incredible Team Achievement!

The Store Management Team at Vincent Davies Presenting the Cheque to Charity Trustees Trish and Bernie George

We have been overwhelmed by the support offered throughout 2018 from the staff at Vincent Davies Department Store. Always actively fundraising for worthwhile causes we were delighted to be their chosen charity for the year.

Lots of activities were organised during this time including, raffles, a carnival event and fundraising collection boxes which have all generated donations from customers. The photo above shows the incredible total achieved. 

Our thanks to each and every member of staff for their enthusiasm and to Vincent Davies customers for their generosity. Just brilliant!

A True Swimming  Star!

Tenby businessman Chris Brace has been busy once again in support of the Cancer Day Unit at Withybush Hospital.

This time Chris decided to face some personal challenges of his own - namely long distance swimming raising no less than £623 for the Unit.

Well done and thank you Chris!

Visit his Crowdfunding page below to read his amusing comments about the challenge he had set for himself.

Click here to read more :

Sandra and Dorothy (Our volunteers )

having some fun with David

Thank you David

A very unusual fundraising event was held recently to raise funds for our charity.

 

David Murray decided to hold a Wargames table top event which attracted lots of interest from fans.

Funds were raised from entry charges , a raffle and from the sale of food on the day which amounted to an amazing £500 for the charity.

Thank you so much David and your supporters for this generous gesture.

Mary pictured above with Mike

Many people in the Pembrokeshire sports community will know of Mike Jenkins who has sadly passed away after a long battle with cancer.

 

Mike's wife Mary McDermott-Jenkins, together with her son Brad and friend Luke Hamilton (Scottish International Rugby Player) undertook the ultimate climbing challenge recently. They were successful in climbing all three of our highest mountain peaks (Ben Nevis,Scafell Pike & Snowdon) over a 24 hour period to raise money via our charity for the Withybush Cancer Day Unit. A fantastic £4,065 !

For Mary this was particularly challenging but through perseverence she achieved her aim in memory of husband Mike.

 

Click on the button below to read Mary's touching tribute to her husband.

Mary with Brad (left) and Luke

Milford Tritons member and seasoned

Tri -Athlete, Daniel Devine undertook one final gruelling Ironman event which took place in Tenby in September.

 

We are really delighted that Daniel chose our charity and so pleased that he achieved his goal of completing yet another Ironman challenge.  All of the funds he has raised will go to support staff,patients and family members who attend the Pembrokeshire Haematology and Oncology Day Unit (PHODU) at Withybush Hospital.

He raised an incredible £915 from friends and supporters so we would like to thank you all and,in particular, Daniel for this wonderful gesture.

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