Fund Raising

The Man who puts the ‘FUN’ into ‘FUNDRAISING’!

Norman has been a Patron of Springhill Hospice, in Rochdale, for over 15 years, ‘Rosemere Golfers Against Cancer’ for the past 12 years, Accrington Blind Society for the last 12 years, and Bolton and District Cardiac Support Group for 12 years - so the art of ‘Fundraising’ comes as a natural skill!

He is acknowledged by many of his peers as the ‘King of Comperes’ and his natural personality and good humour have also made him a ‘must’ for auctioneering for fund-raising events – he may not be able to get ‘blood out of a stone’ but he can certainly smooth it down, change its colour, and get a lot better price for it!

He was the main auctioneer responsible for raising a ‘record-breaking’ £65,000 for the Bury Hospice Chrystal Fund-Raising Ball in 2008, and his work as Host for the Wigan and Leigh Hospice Summer Ball raises the amount nearly every year to record amounts!

His other ‘Fundraising’ clients include the NSPCC ‘Child-line’, Cancer Research, McMillan Nurses