Search

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices to benefit from online auction

22:27 13 October 2014

The East Anglia's Children's Hospice at Quidenham.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

The East Anglia's Children's Hospice at Quidenham. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Archant Norfolk.

A children’s charity is set to benefit from an online auction that ends this weekend.

The auction for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) and The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation includes more than 100 “money can’t buy” lots. More than £20,000 has so far been raised.

Some of the popular lots include VIP tickets to the FIFA Ballon d’Or Awards in Zurich, Norwich City Football Club VIP experience, two tickets to the UEFA Champions League final, a tour of the McLaren Technology Centre, and two VIP tickets to the final day of the World Snooker Championships.

Bidding closes at 8pm on Sunday.

Fundraiser Gina Long said: “We are indebted to the generosity of all those who have so kindly supported our special auction where 100% of the money raised goes to the two charities. Words can’t express just how grateful we are for all the fantastic lots we’ve received. Football fans are spoilt for choice with this auction – from rubbing shoulders with the world’s greatest footballers on the red carpet at the FIFA Ballon d’Or Awards in Zurich, to meeting Harry Redknapp at QPR and Loftus Road directors box tickets – there really are some fabulous once in a life time opportunities to be had.”

To register for the online auction, visit http://bit.ly/EACHSIRBOBBYAuction

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Diss Mercury visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Diss Mercury staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Diss Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other news

Yesterday, 20:58

About 60 people flocked to the Pennoyer Centre in Pulham St Mary to watch Bake Off star Kate Barmby light up the village.

Yesterday, 17:38

A magnificent church organ commissioned by Queen Victoria has been thrown a lifeline by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Yesterday, 15:18

He wore a flat cap and gaudy chain, carried a fake cigar and he was out to sell, sell, sell.

Yesterday, 18:58

There was a family fun atmosphere in the Suffolk town of Eye as its Christmas lights were turned on tonight.

Most Read

Yesterday, 10:33

Norwich-based writer Sarah Perry saw off competition from the likes of JK Rowling and Beatrix Potter to win the Waterstones Book of the Year award with her second novel The Essex Serpent.

Read more
Norwich
Yesterday, 18:58

There was a family fun atmosphere in the Suffolk town of Eye as its Christmas lights were turned on tonight.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:18

A school’s environmental project to build a sensory garden has been given a funding boost by a developer.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:03

A lawyer has visited Parliament as part of a national campaign asking for a change in divorce laws.

Read more

Pantomime season is in full swing – oh yes it is! – as rehearsals for Norwich Theatre Royal’s festive show get under way.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 3°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Diss Mercury e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up