Special ball raises £300k to support Doddie Weir MND cause

A SPECIAL ball organised to support Scotland rugby player Doddie Weir has raised over £300,000, it has been announced.
Three of Weir’s friends, former Kelso and South rugby players Stewart Bennet and David Baird, and Douglas Stephen, from the world of farming, got together after the British and Irish Lion was diagnosed with MND and appealed to the Borders community to help to raise funds for Weir’s campaign to improve research into MND. They staged the ‘Tartan Giraffe Ball’ at Springwood Park in Kelso in January, quickly selling out over 500 tickets, and with all costs now paid have handed... read more

 
24 May 2018 in Health, Views: 51
Source: Scotsman
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