'It was very emotional' - Fundraiser held at revamped Royston Day Nursery in memory of baby Mia is a big success

PUBLISHED: 08:55 26 September 2016 | UPDATED: 09:20 26 September 2016

Organisers Ben and Nicola Samuels (third from right) with volunteers at a fundraising event for Leukaemia research at Royston Day Nursery.

Organisers Ben and Nicola Samuels (third from right) with volunteers at a fundraising event for Leukaemia research at Royston Day Nursery.

Danny Loo Photography 2016

The parents of a one-year-old girl who died of blood cancer in 2010 said the fundraiser they held at the newly-renovated Royston Day Nursery was very emotional.

The parents of Mia Samuels, who died of a form of blood cancer in 2010, are throwing a fun day with the newly-revamped Royston Day Nursery, to raise money for Team Mia and the Bloodwise cancer charity.The parents of Mia Samuels, who died of a form of blood cancer in 2010, are throwing a fun day with the newly-revamped Royston Day Nursery, to raise money for Team Mia and the Bloodwise cancer charity.

Mia Samuels’ family throw regular fundraisers for Bloodwise cancer charity in her memory.

“We had a good turn-out from the community,” said Nicola, Mia’s mum.

“Families enjoyed all the activities including perfomances by GStars, and lots of people commented on what a nice way it was to remember Mia.

“I gave a speech sharing Mia’s journey and why we want to keep her legacy alive – it moved many people who were very emotional.”

For more information on the cause and to donate go to www.justgiving.com/fundraising/TeamMiaRoystonDayNurseryOpenDay2016

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