Joan to give birthday gifts to St Margaret's Hospice

Joan to give birthday gifts to St Margaret's Hospice

Joan to give birthday gifts to St Margaret's Hospice

First published in News

A 90-year-old Moorland woman decided that all her gifts for her birthday party would be donated to a local hospice.

Joan Lang, who had her party at the Harvest Moon in North Newton, donated almost £1,000 to St Margaret’s Hospice after the event.

Mrs Lang said: “I would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for making my day so memorable and for the very kind donations to the hospice.”

Julie Draper, a community fundraiser for St Margaret’s Hospice, who received the donation of £942.50, said: “It was a great pleasure to meet Mrs Lang ... she is such a warm, caring lady.

“It is thanks to such generous donations as this that St Margaret’s is able to fund the specialist care our medical staff can give freely to local people.”

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