Roger Gale and TV impressionist, Jon Culshaw, pledge support for Marie
Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal
Thanet`s MP Sir Roger Gale joined forces
with well-known impressionist and comedian, Jon Culshaw, to pledge support to
Marie Curie Cancer Care, following a Parliamentary event to celebrate the Great
Daffodil Appeal at the House of Commons in Westminster on 17th March 2014.
Roger pledged his support to Marie Curie’s flagship annual fundraising campaign
and is encouraging local people to donate and wear one of the charity’s iconic
daffodil pins throughout the month of March. The money raised through the
appeal helps Marie Curie provide free nursing and hospice care to terminally
ill people and their families, across East Kent.
Marie Curie`s work is incredibly important to those suffering from cancer and to their families and I am proud to join Jon in lending our weight to this campaign”.
Culshaw, an award winning member of the Dead Ringers” cast and committed
supporter of the charity, said: I am delighted to support Marie Curie’s
amazing Great Daffodil Appeal and will wear my daffodil pin with pride.”
Imelda Redmond, Director
of Policy and Public Affairs, Marie Curie, said: We are grateful to have the
support of Roger and Jon as our fundraising activities are vital to ensure we
can continue to provide more
free care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes and in the
charity’s nine hospices.
Every service provided by Marie Curie
relies on charitable donations. The generosity of people from across East Kent makes our work possible.”
To make a
donation to the Great Daffodil Appeal look out for bright yellow collection
boxes or visit
For further information on Marie Curie’s
specialist nursing services or one of our nine hospices, please speak to your
local GP or district nurse.
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