Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

VIDEO: Cornish Schoolgirl Busks Her Way to £30,000

news - madison
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

4:05pm 1st December 2014
(Updated 4:05pm 1st December 2014)



A St Ives schoolgirl has become a fundraising superstar for less fortunate children.

Madison Glinski set out to raise five hundred pounds for Children's Hospice South West by busking.

The ten year old from Lelant Downs ended up playing her way to THIRTY thousand pounds ... and shows no sign of stopping!

She told Pirate FM: "I just felt like I wanted to use my violin talent to help others. I think after the New Year, after I've taken all of this, in I'll carry on in the summer.

"To raise that much money I'm just amazed that I could do it, because I started off wanting to raise £500."

Mum Theresa said: "Madison's had me bursting with pride since her first busking day, with her target for £500. I'm proud of everyone who's supported her, I'm so proud of Madison; I'm bursting with pride in every crevice possible.

"I had no idea at all; she just set herself a mission. She quickly raised that. Then it snowballed to a thousand, then five thousand and here we are at thirty thousand. It's just all been amazing. It's evolved from a dream that Madison said she had and she's certainly had her dream."

 

4:05pm 1st December 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
health

VIDEO: More Cornish women missing smear tests

And the stark warning from a Falmouth cancer survivor

mental health

Cornish mental health patients sent away for care

Warnings go out after a St Austell man took his own life

Most read
a390 crash

Woman dies after crash near St Austell

A car hit others at a garage forecourt on the A390

padstow body

Body found in Cornish town 'not suspicious'

An elderly man was discovered in Padstow

Top articles

PHOTOS: 'Ready Teddy Go' for birth and baby appeal

Cornwall News: Pirate FM's asking you to donate bears to help Treliske

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Sky Sources: New body could oversee EU citizens rights in UK

National News: Ministers are looking at creating a new body to oversee EU citizens' rights in the UK in an effort to break the impasse over whose courts protect EU nationals after Brexit.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies

Showbiz News: Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original film version of Stieg Larsson's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook can be your church

World News: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has suggested Facebook is able to offer a sense of community, filling the gap left by falling church membership.

England U21s crash out of Euros on penalties to Germany

Sports News: England crashed out of the European U21 Championship at the semi-final stage after a heart-breaking 4-3 penalty defeat to Germany.

Passenger's fury as airport security guard poses with her lobster

Strange News: A businesswoman has criticised an airport security guard for rifling through her luggage and having a photograph taken with one of her live lobsters.

Newer article

VIDEO: Cornwall Launches 'Turn Around Don't Drown' Campaign

Cornwall News: 21 drivers killed in two years after being caught in flood waters

Older article

Cornwall Gets A Cyber Monday Internet Warning

Cornwall News: Police are warning us about online fraud

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.