By creator to www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk
A beneficiant Belfast Telegraph reader left a charity boss astonished by the kindness of strangers for the second time in as many days.
ast week this newspaper revealed how a lady had handed over £2,000 in money she had saved for a settee to the Belfast charity Ten Foundations.
The cash was donated to an attraction to pay for a kidney transplant to save lots of the lifetime of a dying Filipino little one referred to as Matt, who turned 14 final Friday.
After studying in regards to the attraction a reader referred to as on the charity’s Lisburn Highway store on Friday and handed over a cheque for £2,500.
Overwhelmed founder Ian Campbell mentioned: “The girl noticed the story within the Belfast Telegraph and noticed we wanted simply £5,000 to achieve our £25,000 goal.
“Like the primary woman, she simply walked in and handed me an envelope and mentioned she hoped it could assist. I opened it and could not imagine there was a cheque inside for £2,500.
“I’ve been in full shock by the generosity of each strangers. It’s great and it means we are able to begin the ball rolling to get Matt his lifesaving transplant.”
Ian’s charity funds a workshop within the Philippines to offer employment to households making faculty baggage, which he then sells in his Belfast store.
Matt is dying as a result of his household cannot afford to pay the £25,000 price of the transplant.
Ian (73) just lately raised £7,000 throughout a 24-hour continuous cycle around the Titanic Quarter.