Cruising into the hospital to make the childrens' Christmas!

Date published: 24 December 2018

A hot rod car club brought a load of festive cheer to the Royal Oldham Hospital, when they roared into the hospital grounds laden with Christmas gifts for the children currently staying on the Children’s Ward.

Members of the Rainy City Cruisers hot rod car club made a memorable visit to the hospital, as they roared onto site in a range of classic American cars.

The club made quite an impression, much to the delight of the children on the ward, as they made a noisy entrance to the hospital grounds and delivered a pick-up truck full of gifts.

Jeff Davies, from the Cruisers Club, said: “It must be really difficult for families who have poorly children in hospital at this time of year.

"We really wanted to make Christmas special for the children with some gifts and we hope that they all enjoyed the visit.”

Penny Martin, Divisional Managing Director for the Women and Children’s Division at the Royal Oldham Hospital, said: “We can’t thank the Rainy City Cruisers Club enough for the gifts they’ve collected for the children.

"Seeing the classic American cars come onto site was the icing on the cake and it made the day of the children on the ward.”

The Rainy City Cruisers are a group of classic American car enthusiasts.

For more information on the Rainy City Cruisers Club, visit their Facebook page.

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