WORKING TOGETHER CCLASP
trustee Willie McEwan, Bill, Malcolm Jnr, Valerie and Malcolm Snr celebrate announcement
provided the family with advice on the best firm to go to for holiday insurance and even set them up with a holiday caravan in Perthshire last year for five days.
David said: "I've already raised PS7000 for the Sick Kids in Edinburgh and now I want to raise PS5000 for CCLASP
at a golf–day I'm organising in Dunbar in August.
The pair got involved with CCLASP
after Derek got talking to his neighbour Valerie Simpson, the founder of the charity.
- Children with Cancer and Leukaemia, Advice and Support for Parents - help more than 500 families.
This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the charity CCLASP
, the charity established by mum Valerie Simpson after her son fought cancer as a child.
When Valerie, then a full-time mum, and Bill, a lithographer, started CCLASP
in 1994, recognition was the furthest thing from their minds.
The family are still involved with CCLASP
, who give them support.
The bash was in aid of CCLASP
- Children with Cancer and Leukaemia Advice and Support for Parents.
Hearts and Hibs fans clash in the annual charity match with funds going to CCLASP
(Children with Cancer and Leukaemia Advice and Support for Parents).
founder Valerie Simpson last night said: "We were all very close to Jeff and very proud to know him.
She was diagnosed four years ago and Andrew, 43, and Doreen, 45, turned to CCLASP
- founded by Bill and Valerie Simpson 12 years ago - for help.