Zumbelievable event to help families!

Charity Zumbathon at Ribby Hall Village in aid of the Fun Foundation.
Charity Zumbathon at Ribby Hall Village in aid of the Fun Foundation.
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A fund-raising party has made more than £1,000 to help families living with disability.

The Fun Foundation, which offers exciting days out for families where a parent has a disability or long term illness, put on a Zumbathon at Ribby Hall Leisure Centre on Saturday.

It saw more than 175 women and children dancing to raise money for the charity.

Founder Matt Smith, himself an amputee, said: “This was the first fund-raiser that we’ve held.

“Zumba instructor Lee Hamilton has been fantastic and rallied up other instructors to help us not only organise the event but give so much energy on the day as well. Thanks also to Ribby Hall, who have been really supportive along with all the other volunteers, Thomas Bounce and Funky Monkey Face Painting.

“The day was a great success. Just seeing all the smiles on everyone’s faces as they were dancing away was brilliant.”

Matt, 38, said he hoped to make the Zumbathon a regular event and is now planning the next fund-raisers to reach as many of these deserving families as the charity can.

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