‘Strictly’ dancers raise £21,000 for Mae Murray Foundation

Danielle Steele is given a lift.
Danielle Steele is given a lift.

A “Strictly Come Dancing” themed fundraiser has raised £21,000 for the Mae Murray Foundation.

The event took place at La Mon Hotel in Belfast on November 10.

Claire and Lee are from Ballygally were among competitors.

Claire and Lee are from Ballygally were among competitors.

The Larne charity will use the money to “continue its important work bring social inclusion to families in the area who are isolated due to disability or medical need”.

Darrin Crawford is from Larne with his partner Maura.

Darrin Crawford is from Larne with his partner Maura.

A group dance took place during the event.

A group dance took place during the event.

Katie Millar with Darrin Crawford.

Katie Millar with Darrin Crawford.

Celebrations when the total sum raised was announced.

Celebrations when the total sum raised was announced.

Leigh McKay, from Larne, on stage.

Leigh McKay, from Larne, on stage.

Finlay Williams from Larne and friends enjoyed the show at La Mon Hotel in Belfast.

Finlay Williams from Larne and friends enjoyed the show at La Mon Hotel in Belfast.

Lorraine from Joli boutique in Ballyclare handing over a cheque for �520.80 to Alix, chairperson of Mae Murray Foundation. The money was reaised through a  Ladies Night at the store, which featured a fashion show and floral displays.  Mae Murray Foundation is a registered charity set up to help improve participation for people of all ages who may be socially isolated due to disability or medical condition.

Lorraine from Joli boutique in Ballyclare handing over a cheque for �520.80 to Alix, chairperson of Mae Murray Foundation. The money was reaised through a Ladies Night at the store, which featured a fashion show and floral displays. Mae Murray Foundation is a registered charity set up to help improve participation for people of all ages who may be socially isolated due to disability or medical condition.

Darrin Crawford, Danielle Steele, Olive Wilson, Leigh McKay, Claire and Lee from Ballygally enjoyed the fun of the "Strictly" fundraiser.

Darrin Crawford, Danielle Steele, Olive Wilson, Leigh McKay, Claire and Lee from Ballygally enjoyed the fun of the "Strictly" fundraiser.

The Judges' Choice Award went to Jenna McCormick and Neal McGrath from Newtownabbey.

The Judges' Choice Award went to Jenna McCormick and Neal McGrath from Newtownabbey.