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Domestic Appliances in Sudbury hands over £4,800 to Cancer Research UK after successful charity football tournament




A cheque for £4,800 has been presented to a cancer charity, following the success of a memorial football tournament in Sudbury earlier this year.

The money was raised during the charity event at the AFC Sudbury grounds in June, which featured a four-team competition and 50 fete stalls, and drew hundreds of visitors.

Domestic Appliances in Sudbury is handing over a cheque for £4,800 to Cancer Research UK, which was raised during a charity football match...Pictured: Phil Wood (Manager at Cancer research UK Sudbury), Lee Bacon (Domestic Appliances Manager), Karen and Neil Bacon (Director), Ivy Pond (Volunteer fundraiser at Cancer Research UK Sudbury) and Shane Johnson (Colleague at Domestic Appliances) ...PICTURE: Mecha Morton. (13842104)
Domestic Appliances in Sudbury is handing over a cheque for £4,800 to Cancer Research UK, which was raised during a charity football match...Pictured: Phil Wood (Manager at Cancer research UK Sudbury), Lee Bacon (Domestic Appliances Manager), Karen and Neil Bacon (Director), Ivy Pond (Volunteer fundraiser at Cancer Research UK Sudbury) and Shane Johnson (Colleague at Domestic Appliances) ...PICTURE: Mecha Morton. (13842104)

It was organised by Lee Bacon, manager of the family-owned Domestic Appliances in Cross Street, who has run the fundraiser annually for the last four years, as a tribute to his uncle, Terry Bacon, who died from cancer in 2016.

To date, the four events have raised more than £13,000 for the benefit of Cancer Research UK.

The cheque was handed over at the Cancer Research shop in Market Hill on Monday.

Lee told the Free Press: “It was very hard work this year, so it’s a really nice amount of money to raise, and hopefully it makes a difference. If it helps just one person, that would be brilliant.”



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