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Superheroes in major fund raiser for Hospice

Superheroes in major fund raiser for Hospice

Over £60,000 has been raised for the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice as a result of the ‘Be a Superhero’ challenge led by U105 radio presenter Maurice Jay.

The breakfast show host announced that the £60k barrier had been reached when he ended his 4-and-a-half-days living in a window at Debenham’s store at Castlecourt in Belfast city centre.

The fund-raising efforts had been boosted on Friday (May 14) when the golfer Darren Clarke visited Maurice and donated £5,000 to the appeal.

Maurice ended his stint in the window on Saturday afternoon (May 15). 

To round-off his efforts an attempt was made to clinch a world-record. Supporters dressed as ‘superheroes’ gathered in Royal Avenue (see photo) in a bid to clinch the record for the most superheroes gathered together in one place.


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