Gayn­dah bands to­gether to sup­port Heidi

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

COM­MU­NITY spirit and mate­ship was on show in Gayn­dah on Satur­day night at the auc­tion fun­drasier for Heidi Pringle.

Ms Pringle is a young lo­cal who is un­der­go­ing treat­ment for acute promye­lo­cytic leukaemia and is hav­ing month-on, month-off treat­ment in hos­pi­tal in Bris­bane.

The to­tal raised from auc­tion items alone was more than $6000, with bar prof­its and cash do­na­tions still to be added to the to­tal.

Out of the 29 items that went up for auc­tion, only four failed to re­ceive a bid – those items will be posted to Face­book to see if they can be sold.

Or­gan­is­ers Amanda Zahl and Amanda Wenck were hum­bled by the sup­port re­ceived and happy with the out­come.

“For us, it was about more than money,” Ms Wenck said.

“It is about show­ing sup­port and kind­ness to a beau­ti­ful young wo­man and her fam­ily as they go through an ex­tremely dif­fi­cult cir­cum­stance.”

“This girl is go­ing through a heck of a jour­ney and we just feel ab­so­lutely priv­i­leged that we can do any small thing, just to show them sup­port and kind­ness dur­ing this time,” Ms Wenck said.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

DIGING DEEP: The com­mu­nity has ral­lied be­hind Heidi Pringle, with her fi­ancé Lin­coln Driver, as she faces months of treat­ment in Bris­bane.

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