Wellington digs deep to help Grace

Helping hand: The Wellington community has raised funds for Grace Sharp, pictured with dad Keiran. The two-year-old is fighting cancer for a second time.

Helping hand: The Wellington community has raised funds for Grace Sharp, pictured with dad Keiran. The two-year-old is fighting cancer for a second time.

The Wellington community has raised thousands of dollars for a little girl facing a new battle with cancer.

Wellington Cowboys organised the effort to support two-year-old Grace Sharp and her family from Dubbo.

Donations flowed at the weekend’s rugby league and rugby union matches.

Buckets at the grounds of both games collected $1700 for Grace.

“We had people coming to the gate to give a donation because they heard we were doing the fundraiser,” Cowboys vice-president Mark Lousick said.

On Saturday night community members gathered at the Wellington Hotel for a fundraiser, with Grace and seriously injured Dubbo CYMS player Ryan Medley to be the two beneficiaries.

Mr Lousick said club secretary Elyse Cunningham had done a “tremendous job” putting the fundraiser together.

Donations from Saturday night are still be tallied.

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