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The amount of money raised for Ayrshire's NHS thanks to Captain Tom and other donors

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Ayrshire.The late Second World War veteran and people throughout the country took part in fundraisers to support health workers battling the Covid crisis at the peak of the pandemic.Captain Sir Tom raised almost £33 million for NHS Charities Together during the first lockdown last year by walking laps of his garden.Derek Lindsay, health board director of finance, said: “NHS Ayrshire & Arran received a total of £554,384 from NHS Charities Together, the charity into which the funds raised by Captain Sir Thomas Moore and many other public donations were paid and subsequently distributed to all health boards across the UK.”Captain Sir Tom, who died with coronavirus in February aged 100, provided a huge inspiration during the pandemic.The.

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