Wedding Gifts To Benefit Cancer Patients Thanks To Generous Couple

Wedding Gifts To Benefit Cancer Patients Thanks To Generous Couple

Kind-hearted couple, Kim and Paul Mankel wanted to make a difference to the Oncology Unit at ’s Queen’s Centre after the bride underwent treatment for thyroid cancer. 

The groom’s mum was also looked after by a team of dedicated doctors and nurses at the centre. Also varying friends and family have needed the unit’s assistance.

When planning their , the bride and groom said there was no need for gifts, instead, invited guests to make a donation, which raised a staggering £2,725.

Kim and Paul’s took place at with immediate family.  The following day, family and friends were invited to a garden party at The Ship Inn, .

There they celebrated on a day that also marked Kim’s mum’s 90th birthday who cut the cake with the newly-weds. 

Paul’s son Lee and family organised an auction, with various items. These included restaurant vouchers, beauty care, Hull FC passes, gym memberships. Also, there was a ride on a Harley Davidson to the Goodmanham Arms.

As part of the two-day celebration, entertainment included a Jazz band, magician and raffle. 

Sister Deborah Simpson said;

“On behalf of the Queen’s Centre Day Unit, I would like to thank Kim and Paul for their fantastic support.” 

“The generosity of their guests has enabled us to buy three sets of specialist weighing scales. These produce a printout for patients’ medical records, enabling nurses to prepare medication.” 

“The scales have also helped reduce a patient’s waiting time.”

Kim said;

“We had such a magical weekend with the help of all our family and friends. We were absolutely overwhelmed by everyone’s generosity to support the Oncology unit. Thank you so much.”

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