(by Island Echo, 22nd February 2019)
An Isle of Wight charity that offers support for children who have life-shortening conditions has been boosted by a cheque for £3,000 donated by a lodge of Freemasons.
Kissy Puppy – The Sophie Rolf Trust is named after the 6-year-old who died from a brain tumour in 2013. Sophie said early on in her treatment that she wanted to help other children and the trust ensures that wish continues in her name.
Over recent years the charity has partnered with Mountbatten Hospice and the Isle of Wight NHS Trust to support and develop services on the Island for children and young people with life-shortening conditions, and their families.
Dino Camoccio, the master of East Medina Lodge that meets in Ryde, wanted to raise money to help young people.
“The main reason for choosing this charity was that…