Welwyn Garden City girl's Disney dream comes true
A LITTLE girl s dream to visit Disneyland Paris has come true after a group of mums pulled together. Dubbed the Charlie s Angels, the four friends raised more than �4,000 to send young Charlie Hall on the once-in-a-lifetime trip. Charlie, who has the lif
A LITTLE girl's dream to visit Disneyland Paris has come true after a group of mums pulled together.
Dubbed the Charlie's Angels, the four friends raised more than �4,000 to send young Charlie Hall on the once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Charlie, who has the life-limiting illness Rett Syndrome, is unable to talk or walk.
The nine-year-old from The Commons, WGC, is set to undergo an operation on her spine later this year, meaning she will never be able to go on rides again.
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So Charlie's Angels felt it was now or never to raise the cash.
Vanessa Moore, Lisa Lester, Claire Hattam and Charlie's mum Laura organised a car wash at WGC fire station and a bike ride, manned a car park for the day and organised a charity night and auction.
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Their fundraising was so successful they had more than �2,000 left over, which they are donating to Keech Cottage Children's Hospice, which supports Charlie, Laura, dad Allen and 10-year-old sister Shannon.
Mum Laura, 28, said: "Charlie seems happy about it, she loves all the Disney films.
"All the colours will be great stimulation for her."
Charlie's Angel Claire, a 34-year-old mum-of-one, added: "This is very much worth all the hard work.