Pavenham golfers grant another child’s wish

Make a wish

A couple from Pavenham have once again raised a huge amount of money to grant a child’s life-changing wish, bringing their total raised to £10,155.

Paul and Patricia Simons organised a charity golf day golf day in June at Pavenham Park Golf Club.

Thanks to the dedication of the husband and wife team and the generosity of the club and its members, the day raised £2,700 for Make-A-Wish UK, enough money to pay for a child to experience and enjoy their one true wish.

Paul and Patricia continue to be passionate fundraisers and since the start of their charity golf days have helped to raise an impressive £10,155.

“This year we welcomed back Anesu and his family, whom the couple fundraised for in 2018,” said Shaun Campbell, fundraising manager for Make-A-Wish UK.

“It was a pleasure to hear about the wish, which was to go on a family holiday.”

Fundraiser Paul said, “I would like to thank everyone involved, especially my wife Patricia. Special thanks to Zac Thompson, golf club owner for his continued support.

“We would also like to thank Hilton Suzuki for their support over the past 3 years.”

“The difference Paul and Patricia make year after year is clear to see,” said Shaun.

“Knowing first-hand that they are enabling us to grant future wishes is something they should both feel very proud of.”

Since being established in the UK in 1986, Make-A-Wish has transformed the lives of more than 12,000 seriously ill children by turning their One True Wish into a reality. This year, Make-A-Wish wants to grant life-changing wishes to 1,200 children, they receive no government funding, so rely on the generosity of their supporters to make these wishes come true.

To make a donation or refer a child to Make-A-Wish please visit our website here: or telephone 01276 40 50 70.