Toy Appeal 2019 Narnia-themed Ball
PUBLISHED: 18:00 07 January 2020
Copyright © Simon W Randall 2019 @ swrdigital.com
Over Christmas, sacks of toys were delivered to more than 5,000 children who have been nominated by schools, social workers and community centres.
Toy Appeal Ball
Hosts, Bernadette Connell,Dianne Quinn, Sarah Church, Sam Dryden
Mathew and Nikki Somers
Anna Howarth and Lindsay Kelly
Jacqueline Sapian-Murray, Hanna Murray, Dianne Quinn, Sharron Murray, Suzi Moran
Karine Rondel and Ray Backhouse
Kate Watt, Sandy Richards, Lianne Fernihough
Angharad Little and Lauren Orford
Kate Billington, Kristina Lang, Emma Simcox-Oliver
Kate Watt and Barnes Morgan
Lee and Sara Douthwaite, Ros O'kell
Bernadette Connell, Dianne Quinn, Sarah Church, Sam Dryden
Founders Dee and Chris Drake
Dawn, Samatha and Ollie Sheridan
Vicki Holgate, Annabelle Marston, Mary Marsh, Mags Wood
Olivia Connell, Bernadette Connell, Jane Jones, Cathrine Stephens
Conner Ryan, Mark Riley, Duncan Jones, Jim Connell, Gary Stephens
Children throughout Manchester and Cheshire were full of smiles as the Narnia-themed Toy Appeal Ball helped raise a staggering £35,000 for the charity.
The glittering event, which was attended by many loyal supporters, featured a live auction with prizes including a canvas, specifically commissioned for the event, by Manchester artist Qubek.
The Toy Appeal was founded by Dee and Chris Drake, and Dee's moving speech received a standing ovation.
Guests enjoyed dinner, and dancingand the global party band Madhen and Mark Peter Promotions provided exciting entertainment.