Great Gransden schoolgirl to raise money for hospital treating her granny

Esme Johnson

Esme Johnson - Credit: Archant

A Great Gransden schoolgirl has organised a charity cycle ride to raise money for the Macmillan Woodlands Centre Appeal at Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

Esme Johnson, aged nine, will cycle from her home to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, a journey of 13 miles, on February 17 in support of the appeal to build a new cancer unit at the hospital. Esme, whose father Nik is a paediatrician at Hinchingbrooke, came up with the idea of fund-raising after her granny was diagnosed with lung cancer just before Christmas.

Esme said on her Just Giving page: “I want to help my granny and other people who are fighting cancer. I am nine years old and am going to raise money by doing a sponsored bike ride between my home and the hospital treating my granny.”

INFO: If you want to support Esme’s fund raising go to: Just Giving:crowdfunding.justgiving.com/esme-johnson.


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