£4k Raised For Heart Department At Eastbourne DGH

Monday 15th August 2016

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A fundraising event has raised £4,000 for the Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit at Eastbourne DGH.

The event in the form of a 60’s Party was organised by David Satchell who volunteers regularly to help our out in cardiac rehab. It featured a fashion lingerie parade, a 60’s band called Ready Steady, plus a raffle (prizes generously donated by local businesses) and a bar.

Phillippa Acton, Cardiac Rehab Specialist Sister, said: “We are so very grateful to David Satchell for raising this fantastic amount. We all had a great time at the party and we are planning to use the money to buy a smart board presentation and sound system for the cardiac rehabilitation groups that we run at the hospital.

“Our next fundraising event will be on Sunday 4th September, a Seafront Sponsored Walk starting at the Western Lawns in Eastbourne at 10.00am. Ex cardiac patients, their friends and family are invited to join us for either a two mile short walk to Holywell and back or a six mile walk to the water treatment centre and back. The proceeds are shared between the Eastbourne Cardiac Rehab Department and the British Heart Foundation”

Sponsor forms available from Phillippa Acton or Hilary Richards – Tel: (01323) 417400 Ext 6238.

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