Brenda braves the ice bucket challenge for Macmillan

The residents of the Fleet Close and Anchor Court sheltered housing complex held a coffee morning fo

The residents of the Fleet Close and Anchor Court sheltered housing complex held a coffee morning for Macmillan last Thursday.The coffee and cakes raised about £50 but resident Mrs Brenda Batch volunteered to undergo the ice bucket challenge if the other residents would donate £5 each to watch. - Credit: Archant

The residents of the Fleet Close and Anchor Court sheltered housing complex in Ely held a coffee morning with a difference last Thursday.

The coffee and cakes raised about £50 for Macmillan Cancer Support but resident Brenda Batch volunteered to go one step further by undergoing the ice bucket challenge.

The only condition was that residents had to donate £5 each and the stunt proved so popular a further £140 was raised.


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