Rescue Hall event for arthritis charity

Peterhead's Rescue Hall hosted a fundraiser for the Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children.
Peterhead's Rescue Hall hosted a fundraiser for the Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children.

Earlier this month Peterhead’s rescue hall hosted a fundraising event in aid of the Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children (SNAC).

The event itself was organised by Gail Thomson, an Asda Ace, whose son suffers from juvenile arthritis.

Peterhead's Rescue Hall hosted a fundraiser for the Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children.

Peterhead's Rescue Hall hosted a fundraiser for the Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children.

There were raffles, tombolas and hand crafted goods as well as a bouncy castle and appearances from Seasame Street characters Elmo and Big Bird.

Altogether Gail raised £248.90 for SNAC.

There were various stalls there on the day including jam chutney and marmalade makers the Kitchen of the Old Dragon, Butterflies Beauty and Tanning Salon from the Buchan Braes and a stall with a Tombola from Cancer Research UK Chelsea custom crafts made an appearance, Lighthouse Crafts sold homemade soaps, Meone - Handmade Gemstone Jewellery from Irene McDonald and an Avon representative was there with a stall.

Finally a psychic medium healer called Gabriel - who is also seen on Sky TV - helped entertain visitors.

Peterhead's Rescue Hall hosted a fundraiser for the Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children.

Peterhead's Rescue Hall hosted a fundraiser for the Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the body joints affecting about one in every thousand children and adolescents under 16 years of age.

SNAC aims to provide a national support network for children and their families.