A golden opportunity to fundraise

03 Dec 2019

“Our advice for a good marriage? Not letting the things you want make you forget the things you have! A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who love each other who refuse to give up on each other.”


George and Julia Isaacs recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary and kindly used the occasion to fundraise.

“We decided to fundraise for Barts Charity because George had a successful triple heart bypass graft at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in April 2018.

“We were so pleased and impressed with the care and professionalism of all the staff involved in George's procedure that we made a donation after his op but then wanted to add to that in some way.”

The couple threw a party for their friends and family to celebrate this milestone. “Our happy married life has been strengthened by having a strong extended family unit and good friends,” they add. “We decided that we didn't want gifts from our guests for our 50th wedding anniversary party. This provided us with an ideal opportunity to fundraise further.”

Collection boxes for the charity were displayed at the event and guests were invited to contribute, raising a brilliant £500. The couple’s niece Angela has doubled this amount thanks to the matched funding scheme at her workplace, Salesforce.

“We hope that the donations will help towards the well-being of others and help to keep the high standard of care on going,” say George and Julia.

Thank you to the Isaacs for this wonderful donation, we wish you many more years of happy marriage.

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