Katie Gibbs-Blythe from Crewe Vagrants Hockey Club presents the cheque to Liz and Mike Boffey from Bloodwise

Crewe Vagrants Hockey Club presented a cheque for £1,041.46 to Liz and Mike Boffey from the charity ‘Bloodwise’ at The Vagrants Ground, writes Jonathan White.

The money was raised by the club via a ‘Hockeython’ 12-hour hockey game at The Vagrants Ground in Willaston earlier this year.

Bloodwise was the chosen charity as a Ladies 1st team member of Crewe Vagrants – Steph Thompson – was diagnosed with Leukaemia earlier this year.

Steph is receiving treatment, so the club wanted to raise the profile of the charity and hopefully change the world for people diagnosed with blood cancers.

Liz Boffey, from Bloodwise South Cheshire branch, said: “Bloodwise South Cheshire are indebted to Crewe Vagrants for their fantastic 12 hour hockeython.

“All monies raised go directly into Blood Cancer research.

“As the local Bloodwise branch, it’s great to be fund raising locally in this way.”

Further information of Bloodwise South Cheshire from Liz Boffey 01948871250 [email protected] and bloodwise.org

Future local Bloodwise branch events include Thursday October 18 (8.30pm), Bloodwise Quiz at The Vine Inn on Hospital Street, Nantwich. £2 entry to include buffet. All welcome.

And on Saturday December 15, 9am to noon, a Coffee Morning at Nantwich Parish Rooms, St Mary’s Church, Nantwich.

Entrance £1 to include tea, coffee & biscuits with free refills. There will also be a cake stall and a £1 stall. All welcome.

The cheque on display before the presentation at Crewe Vagrants Hockey Club (1)

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