X Factor’s Joe McElderry supports Teenage Cancer trust patients
Joe McEldery made some time in his busy schedule to visit some Teenage Cancer Trust patients once more this week.
The former X Factor winner has completed the Great North Run half marathon for two years running, raising money for the charity and earlier this week, popped in to chat with and sing for young people staying at the Teenage Cancer Trust’s unit at Leeds General Infirmary.
Joe was gearing up for a performance in Leeds, when he took some time to visit the ill teenagers and Harvey Petti, 17 from Malton, told The Shields Gazette:
“It was really lovely to meet Joe. I’ve been in isolation for a few days, but Joe didn’t care about putting on an apron and gloves to come and see me. It was great that he took the time to visit us all and we hope he comes back to visit again soon.”
“It was so lovely to spend time with the young people here in Leeds. Teenage Cancer Trust is an absolutely amazing charity.
“Their units feel like home and really help to boost morale for the young people being treated there.
McElderry is the Teenage Cancer Trust’s celebrity ambassador and North East patron.