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Race to the finishing line

10 June, 2014
Specsavers' optical advisor Graham Tomes at the Great Yarmouth charity fun run 2014
Graham Tomes at the Great Yarmouth charity fun run

An optical advisor from Great Yarmouth's Specsavers laced up his running shoes and hit the road to help raise vital funds for James Paget Renal Unit recently. Graham Tomes, joined a group of runners for the sponsored run which took place on Sunday 13th April.

Biggest challenge

Graham says: ‘I was really pleased to have raised money for such a worthwhile cause and was ecstatic with the £205 donated. ‘It is one of the biggest challenges I have faced and I am pleased that I had the backing from my colleagues in store and customers. The unit is something very close to my heart and I am pleased to be supporting them.’

Matching the amount raised

Store director Martin McCormack says: ‘Everyone in store supported Graham’s fundraising efforts and I am pleased to double the amount raised, bringing the grand total to £410.’ James Paget Renal Unit provides high quality services to patients who undergo kidney transplants. The service, run by consultants and teams of nurses, looks after patients throughout East Anglia.

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