Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Roger Strums Up Patient Help

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Roger Strums Up Patient Help

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WHEN Roger Green was nominated for the Clarence Valley Local Hero Award, he had raised more than $64,000 in 12 years.

By the time he won the award, that figure had grown by another $4000.

With no plans to stop any time soon, Mr Green said he wanted to get to $100,000, to help as many cancer patients in the Clarence Valley as possible.

"All the money I raise goes back to people on the Clarence River, and I'm proud to be able to do that," he said.

"I find someone who needs some assistance, and then myself and Debbie Bowling will see what their situation is and give them $1000 to help.

"People might not have money but that doesn't matter to me.

"I just find people who need help and help them," he said.

For the past 12 years Mr Green has travelled across Australia with his guitar to busk and raise money for Clarence Valley cancer patients. …

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