Meldreth care home residents raise more than £2,000 for Alzheimer’s charity

Maycroft care home residents handing over a cheque for £2263.43 to Dr Steve Andrews from Alzheimer'

Maycroft care home residents handing over a cheque for £2263.43 to Dr Steve Andrews from Alzheimer's Research UK. Picture: Lynn Ward - Credit: Archant

Residents at a Meldreth care home were delighted to have raised more than £2,000 for an Alzheimer’s charity after going on a fundraising walk around the village.

The Maycroft care home residents raised a whopping £2,263 for the Alzheimer’s Research UK have presented a cheque to Dr Steve Andrews from the charity.

Maycroft manager Lynn Ward said: “What an achievement this was, it’s one to be really proud of.

“Steve thanked everyone on behalf of the charity as well as giving a brief talk on their latest work into new drug development for dementia.

“The residents ultimately aim to raise £25,000 for the cause close to their hearts, as many are living with dementia themselves.

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“Once again the local Meldreth community showed their support by walking with us on the day, as well as donating handsomely to the cause – demonstrating great community spirit.

“We cannot thank everyone who took part or donated enough, once again we are very proud of what our residents have achieved.”

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