Generosity from the Heart – The recent pandemic has brought many locals together in more ways than one. Whether shopping for your neighbour, keeping in touch with those who are housebound or revisiting old job roles to help those in need, the community spirit has been inspirational.
We are so grateful that Eileen Carney-Jones a semi-retired nurse practitioner not only returned to work in ITU at the Royal London caring for Covid patients but also Knitted woollen hats, whilst raising money for charity to help keep her sane!
Eileen needed to find something to clear her head from the strain of front-line work and thought she could make something to sell for charity.
When Eileen’s friend told her that her beautiful son had been diagnosed with a brain tumour, her heart broke. Nothing could prepare her for such news about someone she had known for all his life having held him as a newborn.
“St George ‘s neurosurgical team in Tooting have been caring for him,” said Eileen, “so I wanted to do something to help.”
“I have been knitting hats and am donating the £800 raised to the John King Brain Tumour Foundation.”
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