Donegal man heads major UK fundraising campaign

London Irish Ward Appeal underway

By Eamonn McFadden

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London Tim Kelly

Tim Kelly, Frosses, with Seamus Carr, Carrick and Dr Nigel O'Sullivan.

A London based Donegal businessman is heading up major fundraising drive to build a new a new ward at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital in England.

 

Frosses man, Tim Kelly, who runs communications firm. The Kelly Group, is spearheading a the campaign to raise £480,000 (€531,036) through the ‘London Irish Ward Appeal’ for the new adult unit at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital at Stanmore.

Already the multifaceted campaign has raised £424,535 (€469,750).

The fundraising got underway recently and the group held a successful race night in Kelly’s Bar in Hendon.

They are a also planning to host a music event and a golf day. 

See this Thursday’s Donegal Democrat for a photo spread of the race night that saw a huge Donegal support for the campaign in London.