Fundraiser for sick mum robbed

ORGANISERS of a fundraising campaign for a Mildura mother with incurable breast cancer are determined to continue their drive after the “despicable” theft from a donation tin this week.

Cyndi Power has been overwhelmed by community support since a donation tin for a terminally ill Mildura mother was targetted in a break-in. Picture: Megan Frankel-Vaughan

Cyndi Power has been overwhelmed by community support since a donation tin for a terminally ill Mildura mother was targetted in a break-in. Picture: Megan Frankel-Vaughan

Benjamin and Cyndi Power, co-directors at Mildura Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, who are helping to organise the fundraiser for Jamin Butler and her family, said they had been overwhelmed by community support after thieves targeted a charity tin in a break-in at their clinic.

Ms Power said the clinic’s cleaner alerted her to the break-in early Monday, when five laptop computers, a vacuum cleaner and cash were stolen from the Deakin Avenue site.

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