I’m volunteering today for Maggies Cancer Caring Centres and Elizabeth Montgomery Foundation. The Elizabeth Montgomery Foundation was set up by Colin Montgomery in his mother’s name. Colin has pledged that he will raise funds to open a new Maggies Centre in Aberdeen… no small feat and such an incredible offer.
My job today is to tell people about the wonderful work that Maggies do, why they’re important to a patient and carer and also what they have meant to me. We have a little golf challenge for people to participate in but most importantly it’s about spreading the word and allowing them the opportunity to donate. It’s been a wonderful and fun day. Emotional at times and I know that for some people they’ve found a new resource for themselves or others that they didn’t know about or understand.
What an amazing difference a new Centre in Aberdeen will make for so many people. I’m looking forward to seeing the plans develop, the building opening and hearing people’s feedback on the services offered.