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Fundraising for Oakworth baby Nicole gathers pace
4:01pm Thursday 8th May 2014 in News
The fundraising campaign to send a sick baby girl to America for treatment is gathering pace.
A coffee morning and an Easter fun day raised a total of more than £1,000 in aid of one-year-old Nicole Vendettuoli.
The tot, of Oakworth, suffers from cerebral palsy. Money raised will help pay for a life-changing operation.
Nicole’s mum, Candice, said a big thank you to Farish House in Keighley, where £284 was raised with a coffee morning.
The Globe pub in Keighley raised £780 with its Easter fun day, which included an egg hunt, raffle, tombola and karaoke.
Candice said: “The event was put together in ten days – thank you to Heather and Julie.”
Nicole’s fund will be further boosted by a champagne afternoon tea at the Old Registry in Haworth on Saturday.
Tickets for the fundraiser, hosted by hotel owners Peter and Leanne Quinn, are £20 and must be bought in advance. The price includes champagne on arrival, finger sandwiches, mini tartlets, savouries, sweet treats and cakes. There will also be a raffle. Call (01535) 646503.
There will also be a football tournament at Marley Activities and Coaching Centre, complete with attractions such as face painting and a bouncy castle. Tickets, priced £2, can be bought on the day.
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