DDTV: BRAVE MAJELLA RAISES QUARTER OF A MILLION EURO FOR CHARITY


first_imgDDTV: MAJELLA O’DONNELL has raised an incredible €250,000 for the Irish Cancer Society in just 24 hours.And the money is still coming in.In fact people donated so much after she had her hair shaved live on the Late Late Show that the system for taking the money crashed.The Irish Cancer Society has praised Majella for her selfless fundraising efforts. Her husband, singer Daniel, has declared how “proud” he was of his wife after the event on RTE1 on Friday night.Majella told host Ryan Turbidy that she has just started chemotherapy.She also revealed how she can’t pray for herself because it makes her think too much.“I can’t pray for myself because I can’t think about it that much. I can’t sit down and say ‘God help me’ becuase I don’t feel that I need help. I can’t explain it and if it was a friend of mine diagnosed with cancer I’d be praying for them but I can’t seem to do it for myself.“I know that so many people are praying for me and that amount of power creates power.“I’m only speaking for myself…I don’t feel sick,” said Majella.“Having spoken to Daniel, we agreed that we would like to use this as an opportunity to raise awareness and funds. We were both delighted when The Late Late Show and Ryan agreed to facilitate our request.”She added that the aim is to raise as much money as possible. “I would love it if anyone who would like to contribute to this most worthwhile cause, could start donating today. People can donate to Majella’s Pink Appeal for the Irish Cancer Society, text ‘Pink’ to 50300 to donate €4 or CallSave 1850 60 60 60 to make a donation.”John McCormack, chief executive of the Irish Cancer Society said: “Majella is extremely brave to take the huge step of shaving her hair on national television.”He added: “Losing your hair to cancer treatment can be a devastating time for many women, as can proactively shaving your hair.“The Irish Cancer Society fully support Majella and I personally commend her for bringing light onto such a painful time in her life, in doing this Majella will help other people out there now with breast cancer know that they are not going through this alone.” DDTV: BRAVE MAJELLA RAISES QUARTER OF A MILLION EURO FOR CHARITY was last modified: September 15th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:DDTV: BRAVE MAJELLA RAISES QUARTER OF A MILLION EURO FOR CHARITYlast_img

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