Daniel Kawczynski, Member of Parliament for Shrewsbury and Atcham, has presented a cheque for £10,891.10 to Kidney Research UK.
May Ball fundraiser in Shrewsbury
The money had been raised by Shrewsbury and Atcham Conservative Association at a Charity Ball which was held at the West Mid Showground in May last year.
Daniel handed over the cheque to Jan Cooper, who is a trustee for Kidney Research UK, at a presentation ceremony on Friday 31 January 2014.
Daniel said: “This generous donation will go towards funding vital research to help the lives of those suffering from Kidney Disease.”
Jan Cooper said: "I am very pleased to accept this cheque on behalf of Kidney Research UK. Our charity is dedicated to improving the understanding of kidney disease and what causes it, and the work of it’s researchers is reliant on donations to make medical advances.
"This generous sum of money from the Shrewsbury and Atcham Conservative Association is gratefully received.”
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