Tesco at Holbeach in fundraiser for Alice

Alice pictured at her Disney birthday party. SG040217-173TW
Alice pictured at her Disney birthday party. SG040217-173TW
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Tesco at Holbeach will hold a big fundraiser this week for cerebral palsy sufferer Alice Bates as staff bid to make another of her birthday wishes come true.

The staff have pledged to raise money so Alice (10) can go to Disneyland Paris with her mum and dad, Charlotte and Andy, and her three sisters and two brothers.

On Friday and Saturday the team from Tesco will be cycling on a static bike, holding a tombola and raffle, and running a cake stall.

It is also planned to have two of Disney’s greatest stars on hand, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, courtesy of Xtra Mile Entertainment, as well as characters from Paw Patrol.

Alice’s family asked her to make ten wishes for her tenth birthday.

Wonderful Lincolnshire Free Press readers made Alice’s greatest wish come true by donating money for a therapy play lodge.

Alice has faced life-threatening health issues and the lodge will play a major part in enabling Alice to stay well.

The lodge has now been delivered to Alice’s Long Sutton home and it is due to have an official opening before the courageous little girl gets to work with her specialist therapy equipment.

Its delivery means there’s space for additional exercise equipment.

Charlotte told us: “It is going to be life changing for Alice. Alice is going to have access to the equipment she needs to keep her healthy and promote her independence – and be able to use it enjoyably.

“We now have the space to ensure that her therapies are delivered effectively several times a day.”

Charlotte has thanked everyone who made the lodge dream come true.