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Walsall school raise £800 for Birmingham Children's Hospital

Press Release   •   Jul 16, 2012 18:09 BST

Mayfield Prep School in Walsall has raised £800 for the oncology ward at Birmingham Children's Hospital after one of their 7 year old pupils, Joel Sheldon, was treated for a brain tumour. Joel underwent a 9 hour surgery and several cycles of chemotherapy before scans finally showed that the tumour has gone.

Joel's mum Louise also raised over £4000 for the hospital by competing in the Virgin London Marathon in April.

Mayfield Prep School raised the money by holding a non-uniform day and donating money from their summer fete and tuck shop.

Photo: Joel presents Justine Cleary from the fundraising team with a cheque for £800. (photo by Jason Sheldon)

Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive service to children, young people and their families.

We are one of the leading paediatric teaching centres in the country, with international research and development in areas such as:

Our facilities include:


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