Wooler, U3A

Supporting ships

Saturday, 27th August 2016, 5:00 am
Wooler U3A Chairman Joan Thomas was delighted to present Dr John Rhodes and Iris Rhodes with a cheque from members together with almost £150, the results of an impromptu retiring collection from those present.

At the most recent general meeting of Wooler U3A, members and guests filled the Tom Sale Hall at the Cheviot Centre to listen to an emotional and heartwarming presentation about the work of Mercy Ships UK by Dr John and Mrs Iris Rhodes.

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Mercy Ships volunteers have helped over 2.5 million people since 1978.

Africa Mercy is the world’s largest charitable hospital ship with five operating theatres and state-of-the-art medical facilities, crewed by extraordinary volunteer surgeons, nurses and other professionals with a mission to increase access to health care throughout the world, serving the poor, regardless of race, gender or religion.

Wooler U3A Chairman Joan Thomas was delighted to present Dr Rhodes and Iris with a cheque from members, together with almost £150, the results of an impromptu retiring collection from those present.