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rainbowClaire Franks, from Shoebury, has been selling organic cotton face masks with filters and donating 20% of each sale to Southend Hospital’s Neil Rothnie Breast Unit. So far she has raised an amazing £1,004.80.

She wanted to raise money for the Unit after receiving excellent treatment for breast cancer there and at Broomfield Hospital earlier this year.

Over 600 packs of masks have been sold so far, via the Facebook page ‘Face Masks Essex’, and have proved so popular they’ve been sold as far away as Australia, as well as closer to home to Scotland, Bristol and Hampshire.

Claire said: “The care I received at both Southend and Broomfield hospitals was fantastic and I wanted to give something back to say thank you.”

The donated money means the Neil Rothnie Breast Unit will be able to buy essential wrist bands to help protect patients who are at higher risk of infection or lymphoedema after having some of their lymph nodes removed.

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