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Booths Penwortham colleagues cycle to help three-year-old with leukaemia

Posted on - 31st July, 2023 - 5:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Penwortham, People, Preston News, Proud Preston, South Ribble News
The Booths team out on the Guild Wheel Pic: Shelley Parr

Colleagues of a couple who have seen their little girl diagnosed with leukaemia have pulled together in their aid.

Workers at Booths in Penwortham got on their bikes to cycle the Guild Wheel to help out three-year-old Darcie and their family.

Mum, Joanna, works at the Booths and her colleagues got pedalling the 21-mile route over the weekend of 29/30 July to help a fundraiser to support Darcie’s treatment go through the £2,000 mark.

Read more: Sam’s Legacy tournament raises funds in memory of Penwortham aid worker

Darcie’s condition is treatable Pic: Justgiving

Friend Dana Andrews wrote on the fundraising page: “Darcie was recently diagnosed with B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. She is only three years old, and while it is treatable, she and her family now face a very challenging two years of treatment.

“Obviously this will have a huge impact on family life, massively affecting Joanna and Andy’s work and domestic situations for the foreseeable future.”

Team Darcie having a rest at The Continental after their ride Pic: Shelley Parr

You can donate to the Booths team’s efforts on the Justgiving page.

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