Suffolk: Ill youngsters take the trip of a lifetime to world’s biggest toy shop...thanks to the charitable efforts of an Ipswich fitness enthusiast

Matt Brennan with Mason Fountain at Hamleys.

Matt Brennan with Mason Fountain at Hamleys. - Credit: Archant

Dozens of children and teenagers suffering from brain tumours have enjoyed a magical day out roaming the aisles of the world’s biggest toy shop, thanks to the charitable efforts of a Suffolk man.

Matt Brennan, who runs Grange Farm gym in Kesgrave, boxed a series of different opponents for ten rounds at an event this year, which raised £10,000 for Masons Magic.

The cash enabled the charity to take 85 young people, including Mason Fountain who the charity is named after, on a VIP shopping experience to London’s famous Hamleys toy shop.

Mr Brennan, said: “Seeing the children and their families enjoy such a special experience was amazing.

“It is something they will remember and it was just a magical day out for everyone involved.”

Mason’s mum, Shelley Fountain, who runs Masons Magic, said: “This was an amazing opportunity for the children to have time to themselves in the shop.

“There were no crowds and they could really have a good look round and choose some wonderful toys to take home.”

For more information about the charity, visit www.masonsmagic.co.uk

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