Explorer raises £5,000 in online auction

PUBLISHED: 13:10 07 December 2006 | UPDATED: 14:55 12 May 2010

POLAR explorer Michael McGrath has raised more than £5,000 through his online charity auction in aid of Muscular Dystrophy. Mr McGrath, 41, of Buntingford, who is co-founder of the Muscular Help Foundation (MHF), launched the auction last month to provide

POLAR explorer Michael McGrath has raised more than £5,000 through his online charity auction in aid of Muscular Dystrophy.

Mr McGrath, 41, of Buntingford, who is co-founder of the Muscular Help Foundation (MHF), launched the auction last month to provide sufferers of the muscle-wasting disease with memorable experiences.

He said: "I am absolutely delighted to announce that as a result of this online initiative we are now in a position to start planning and delivering some special experiences through our Muscle Dreams programme.

"Although a small charity, our initiative is attracting a lot of interest, so although it's a good start, this is just the beginning.


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