Fundraisers’ first class delivery to renal unit

Monday, 15 July 2013

Two postmen have donated £1,260 to Southmead Hospital’s renal unit.

Chalkie (Charles Czajkowski) donated his kidney to friend and colleague Ian Shillcock who was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease.

After the operation earlier this year, the pair, who are both from Weston-super-Mare, started an appeal to raise money for the hospital’s renal unit.

They put a collection box at the sorting office and sold wristbands.

Kay Hamilton, Transplant Co-ordinator, said: “We were delighted to see Chalkie and Ian back at the unit and are so pleased they are doing so well. On behalf of the hospital I would like to thank them both for raising this fabulous sum of money.”