A TEENAGER has raised more than [pounds]2,000 by staging a concert and other events to fund life-saving treatment for a friend battling a rare cancer. ChelseaWilliams, a student at
Chelsea, of Northallerton, said she was determined to boost the [pounds]500,000 appeal for relapse treatment - which is unavailable on the NHS - for
The 16-year-old sold 120 tickets for Gig For Gaby, featuring singers
Chelsea, who works parttime at Tesco, in Northallerton, also secured refreshments from the supermarket and the venue free, and with help from her family sold more than [pounds]650-worth of wristbands.
The day after generating [pounds]950 through the concert, Chelsea organised a charity bag pack at the supermarket, which raised a further [pounds]350.
Chelsea's mother, Lisa, said: "Gaby and a few of her friends managed to attend for a short while and went back stage to have pictures taken and get autographs.
"Gaby told hermum, Vicky, it was just the best night she had ever had."
Chelsea is now trying to stage a larger gig for the appeal at
For details, emailmattchels @tiscali. co. uk Following an auction on
The show will feature 20 children, including Gaby if she is well enough, and 20 adults, modelling clothes from Little Quakers and Harriet's, while Umpie bags, Shine Hair and Beauty, Stella and
For tickets, costing [pounds]15 which include drinks, canapes and goodie bags, visit the
For details about fundraising, visit facebook. com/ GabrielleAldersonsAppeal or
Donate at Justgiving. com/ NCCAUKGabrielles-journey, text GABR78 followed by an amount up to [pounds]10 to 70070.
Or, people can send a cheque payable to The NCCA
A TEENAGER has raised more than [pounds]2,000 by staging a concert and other events to fund life-saving treatment for a friend battling a rare cancer.
ChelseaWilliams, a student at