Muslims Raise £38.000+ To Help Buy Life-Saving Equipment For Local Hospital

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By lep.co.uk

Representatives from Preston Muslim Society hand over the cheque

Representatives from Preston Muslim Society hand over the cheque

 

Youngsters from Preston’s Muslim community donated their pocket money to help raise money for lifesaving lung cancer equipment for the Royal Preston Hospital.

Preston’s Asian community united their efforts to organise a collection to help the Rosemere Cancer Foundation raise funds for the technology.

In just over six weeks, using eight city mosques raised £38,340.86 which included £5,000 donated by youngsters alone.

Preston Muslim Society has now handed over the massive cash boost to Rosemere who are using it as the final instalment in a £100,000 bill for the very latest technology in lung cancer diagnosis.

Lung cancer claims the lives of almost 35,500 people in Britain every year, which is more than breast cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer and leukaemia put together.

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