Charity Raggy Dolls Match held on Sunday 10th February 2008
Mrs. Victoria Townsend (Chief Executive) of the Charity presented the players and club with a commemorative certificate at the end of the match.
Blandford RFC took on it's annual Charity challenge in support of the Breathe on uk, With good weather and support from club members Team mangers Sylvia Fife (Raggy Dolls) and Angus Rodger (Mrs Doubtfires Select XV) started this years event in good style. Angus said that his team had spent much of their game preparation in finding the most revealing frock and available make up from local traders. While Sylvia's team have spent a number of Sundays training and look in tip top condition.
View photos of the event here.
"Breathe On UK" is a charity which specifically helps families with children on long-term ventilation (LTV). It is estimated that 600 children in the UK have this condition and that this is growing at 15% per annum. The charity was established by Victoria Townsend in 2004 who is now the CEO of the organisation. She has a son William who has been on LTV for 7 years. Her family has experienced most of the problems that any family will encounter and she has now brought together a number of parents and medical advisor to help families come to terms with this life-changing experience.