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News travels fast…Toowoomba Hospice was delighted to receive their new bed linen from the Toowoomba Prostate Cancer Support Group who heard they had received 6 new beds recently.

Mr Doug Meiklejohn – Treasurer of the Toowoomba Prostate Cancer Support Group, said one of their members was aware that some new beds had recently been donated to the Hospice so they contacted Graham Barron “We were wanting to donate some money towards new bedding for their new beds and thought this would be a lovely idea especially with the Hospice being promoted as a ‘Homelike Environment.’ As we know when people do buy a new bed; most of the time they will purchase some new bedding to go with it which makes it that bit more special”

Toowoomba Hospice Chairman Mr Graham Barron OAM was delighted with the offer “When the Toowoomba Prostate Cancer Support Group called, I was delighted, thinking how lovely this would be for our clients. This is just another great example of the wonderful partnerships we have in the community and thank them sincerely for thinking of the Hospice especially our Clients.”

Presenting new linen to the Toowoomba Hospice, Chairman Graham Barron and Clinical Nurse Carlyon Schultz with Treasurer Doug Meiklejohn and Convener Paul Lucas from the Toowoomba Prostate Cancer Support Group

The Toowoomba Prostate Cancer Support Group meets at St Anthony’s Community Centre 3 Memory Street, Harristown on the third Tuesday of the month, 5.30pm for 6.00pm meeting. The Group’s aims are to help each other, discuss shared experiences and learn more about the disease and how to manage it.

When handing over their donation, Mr Paul Lucas – Convener of the Toowoomba Prostate Cancer Support Group said “Presently one of our members is a client of this wonderful facility so it is only fitting that we make this further donation to assist with the purchase. We are sure that the new linen will be of immense benefit to the Clients of the Hospice”.

The Toowoomba Hospice is in O’Quinn Street, Harristown and provides palliative and respite care based on mutual respect, trust and individual needs. For more information please call 07 4659 8500.

Submitted by:
Mark Munro
Administration and Fundraising Manager
Toowoomba Hospice
www.toowoombahospice.org.au

 

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