A charitable volunteer has made sure a night of country and western classics raised hundreds of pounds for the hospice she supports.
Lorraine Street, who gives her time to St Nicholas Hospice Care as a volunteer in its Brandon shop, has raised £370 for the charity.
The money was raised through a country and western evening, which took place in Brandon’s Royal Legion Club.
Lorraine, who has volunteered for the hospice for five years, said: “Everyone really had a brilliant time and we are so pleased with how it all went. The music was great and everyone had a great time dancing. The girls also did brilliantly with organising the raffle and we had so much support.”
The occasion, which also featured a raffle and fancy dress competition was a sell-out, and will help the hospice continue to care for people across the community coping with long-term and life threatening illnesses.
“I absolutely love volunteering for the hospice. I started five years ago as I was finding it difficult to find a new job and I needed something to do. It’s been five years and I haven’t looked back. I really enjoy it,” added Lorraine.
The charitable night, which centred on country music by Pat James, took place on Saturday, September 30.
For more information on the hospice and the services it provides visit www.stnicholashospicecare.org.uk
Pictured above, left to right, are Lorraine Street with Jean Bennett, both from the hospice’s Brandon shop, celebrating the success of their charitable night of country and western music