Caring pub landlady to host Easter fundraiser for Burnley mum’s £200,000 campaign to buy her severely disabled son the home he needs

A landlady was so touched by a young Burnley mum's campaign to raise £200,000 to buy the perfect home for her severely disabled little boy she has organised a a weekend of fund raising to help.

By Sue Plunkett
Thursday, 14th April 2022, 4:55 am

The event at the Hare and Hounds in Padiham will be held on Easter Sunday, starting with an egg hunt at 10am, arts and crafts activities, children's face painting and stalls.

Between 4pm and 5pm, there will be an auction with two £150 vouchers from Carpet Market, a night away and signed football boots up for grabs. There will also be a raffle with stacks of great prizes including Burnley Leisure vouchers, personal training sessions and prosecco gift sets.

Organised by landlady Toni-Anne Mortimer the pub in West Street will host live music on Saturday and Sunday and a cask ale festival, featuring 12 cask ales, will also run from Friday until Monday.

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Laura Stinton is hoping to raise £200,000 to buy the perfect home for her son Henry (five) who is severely disabled

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Toni-Anne sprung into action when she heard about the plight of Laura Stinton who launched the £200,000 campaign after being told during an occupational therapist inspection that the home she lives in now, a mid terraced property in Burnley, is not suitable for the amount of adaptations needed to cater for her son Henry's complex needs.

Laura (29) cares for her son Henry, now five, who is severely disabled after he was born six weeks early

Entry fee for the Hare and Hounds Easter Egg hunt is £5 and this includes a goody bag. Booking is not essential but preferred. Places can be booked by ringing Laura on 07857753375 or by going to the Hare and Hounds facebook page.