26th May, 2020

Cupcake feast for Alex staff thanks to Charlotte and James

Ross Crawford 23rd May, 2020

THERE were cakes galore delivered to the Alexandra Hospital on Monday thanks to the efforts of two Astwood Bank youngsters.

It all came from an idea of nine-year-old Charlotte Humphries who ‘wanted to do something’ for the NHS in the current crisis.

“Lots of her friends had been doing charity things but she wanted to do something a bit different,” said proud mum Rachel.

“She’s really got into her baking and just wanted to do something to put a smile on people’s faces.”

The result was boxes and boxes of handmade cupcakes all with individual messages including rainbows, NHS and thank yous.

Her 13-year-old brother James also got in on the act, knocking out some of his very own American-style cookies, to add to the total.

“It’s a small token of their appreciation of everything they’re doing at the Alex,” added Rachel, herself a former baker.

“It was a manic weekend but I’m sure the staff will enjoy them.”

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