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Girls Night Out: Ruth’s story
“It’s just such an amazing event to be part of. It’s amazing to see the lights and all of the fun that people are having and the laughter knowing that it is all for the Hospice.
“Knowing that everyone is there because they are supporting such an amazing place and charity makes it so special.”
Ruth Green will be putting on her bunny ears and pyjamas on September 11 and walking 11.2 miles around the streets of Bury St Edmunds in a bid to raise funds for the Hospice as part of this year’s Jaynic’s Girls Night Out walk.
Ruth has taken part in the walk in memory of her former partner Tony, who was cared for by the Hospice.
“When Tony was ill, the Hospice were a huge support to us. Tony was able to attend day services, and, to be honest, everyone was there for us whenever we needed it. We had lots of support in different ways, not just for Tony but the whole family.
“Once the Hospice have you in their sights, they don’t forget you. They keep checking in, making sure everything’s okay. Knowing that people cared felt really special.”
Last year’s Girls Night Out event was very different for everyone as the pandemic meant it had to take place virtually. However, it was even more out of the ordinary for Ruth, as she chose to use the occasion to celebrate her hen night.
“Last year was brilliant. I joined the walk in Stanton, and it was great to be able to walk as part of my hen night, and it was so much fun, but I am looking forward to this year’s walk,” added Ruth.
Find out more about the walk and register to take part by clicking here.