Hospice given thousands by Caron Keating foundation
PUBLISHED: 21:00 01 August 2012
Weston Hospicecare has received £5,000 to help its Children’s Bereavement Services from a foundation set up by Gloria Hunniford in memory of her daughter.
Weston Hospicecare contacted the Caron Keating Foundation to seek support for this service.
Gloria Hunniford said: “We admire what you are achieving through your various projects and ongoing dedication and we are thrilled to be able to support you in a small way.”
Caron Keating was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997, at a time when she was presenting programmes such as Blue Peter and This Morning.
Caron died in 2004 and subsequently her family set up a fund in her memory to help a range of cancer-related causes.
Lyndon Roach, bereavement services manager at the hospice, said “This donation will help us to provide counselling and support to the children and grandchildren of some of our patients during one of the toughest experiences they are ever likely to face.”
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