HUNDREDS of people defied bad weather to turn out to a Wirral fun day held to raise funds to beat a little boy’s terminal illness.
Despite heavy rainfall, more than £2,200 was raised for William Magee at a “mini Wirral show” in Thurstaston.
Mum-of-two Kelly, who lives with husband Mike, 47, in Prenton and also has an eight-year-old called Elizabeth, said she was “amazed” by people’s generosity and thanked everyone for braving the weather to make the day a success.
The day was organised to raise money for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. William was diagnosed with the muscle-wasting condition which robs sufferers of the ability to walk, talk and feed themselves over time, when he was just two.
She said: “It was amazing. People were great, especially braving the weather.
“People were just wonderful. They really made a difference. I’d just like to thank them on behalf of the children and the families affected by Duchenne’s.”
Mrs Magee said they are already planning another “mini Wirral show” next year which promises to be even bigger.
The event was held on August 19, which was also William’s third birthday.
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