Supporter stories – marvellous Max!
A few years ago local 9 year old, Max Parker visited Andy’s at St Andrew’s Hospice to donate his toys to the children unit. Inspired by the nurses, he left wanting to do more for his local hospice and the children who visit Andy’s.
Max has supported Andy’s numerous times, through donating his toys or kindly gifting us his selection boxes. Being such a kind hearted and generous young man, Max decided to go that extra step further. Max has raised a fantastic total of £70 in aid of Andy’s, by making his very own dog biscuits and selling them to family and friends. He decided that he would donate the sum of his fundraising total in the form a Smyth’s Toy Store gift card, so that the children at Andy’s can get some more toys.
Along with the help from his mum Vicky, Max wants to continue to fundraise throughout 2021 and already has a bunch of amazing ideas up his sleeve. Max has also given us his tips to share for other young children his age who want to fundraise in a similar way, he explains “be kind, if you don’t be kind, people won’t support you and don’t give up, even if it seems impossible”.
Max’s incredible donation will help us to continue to provide end of life and respite care to children between the ages of 0-25 in the Lincolnshire area.
If you’re feeling inspired by Max’s story and would like more information about how you can fundraise too, you can find out more on our Fundraising page.