Charity night in memory of Doncaster stepdad raising money for neuro ICU

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A fundraising night in aid of charity is due to take place this weekend.

Throughout lockdown Rebecca Smith and her partner Chris have been running free live lockdown quizzes on behalf on The Anne Arms in Sutton and amassed over 14,000 views

The next event has been organised in memory of Chris’s stepdad and Doncaster man, Malc Sayles who took ill suddenly on the day of the last scheduled quiz, which was subsequently cancelled. Malc tragically passed away the next day at the age of 63.

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Rebecca said: “We have decided to run our last quiz live at The Anne Arms on Sunday, May 2, at 5pm, in his memory, with all proceeds to be donated to Sheffield Hallamshire Neuro ICU, who cared for Malc and his family.

"The staff cannot be praised enough for their care and compassion during this time, and went above and beyond for us all. Let's face it, our NHS staff don't receive the pay or credit they deserve, and they deserve every penny of what we raise.

“We have set up a just giving page for those who cannot attend the charity night at where we have already raised £145.

“We have also been blown away by the support of local businesses who have donated prizes for our charity night.”

The prizes are:

- £600 VIP paintball package by Bawtry Paintball Fields

- Family ticket for Boston Park Farm

- £30 voucher for The Anne Arms

- £30 tattoo session by Dave Stewart Tattoos

- £20 meal voucher donated by Devon's Kitchen

- £20 meal voucher from Man Wah Chinese Takeaway, Askern

- Meal for 2 donated by Poseidon Fish Bar, Askern

- Meal for 2 donated by Vebiro Italian Restaurant, Askern

- Cream Tea for 2 donated by Jaffa & Cakes, Carcroft

- £15 voucher by Rejuvenate with Roxy

- Men's cut and wax at Blade's Barbers, Askern

- A flower arrangement by The Flower Shop, Askern

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Rebecca added: “Malc was a much loved husband, brother, father, stepfather grandfather and friend. He was a well known local character who went out of his way to help anyone.

"Even in his final moments, he helped others due to him being registered as an organ donor, and has potentially saved the lives of two other people.”

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