Search

X-Factor stars to perform at fundraiser for seven-year-old Hornchurch cancer sufferer

07:00 17 February 2014

Joni-Mai Stevens

Joni-Mai Stevens

Archant

A star-studded music concert will take place next week to raise money for a seven-year-old cancer sufferer.

Little Joni-Mai Stevens of Hornchurch is battling Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of the disease, for the second time in her life.

To raise money for potenitally life saving treatment, X-Factor stars Stacey Solomon and Stacy Francis, of the US version of the show, will perform at the special event called For the Love of Joni - A Charity Concert and Auction, which takes place on Friday at Bush Hall in London.

The auction will feature signed items by Tom Cruise, John Travolta and VIP tickets to see Robbie Williams and DJs will perform throughout the night.

Soul singer Stacy Francis, said: “I have known Joni-Mai’s family for 20 years, so this event is very close to my heart. I am proud that ‘Aunty Stacy’ can perform for the gorgeous Joni-Mai and support this amazing cause.”

Joni-Mai’s grandmother, Patricia Walsh, said: “Joni-Mai is our world, she has been through so much in her short life already. We hope this event will spread the word about Ewing’s Sarcoma and Joni-Mai’s story far and wide so that she is able to get the help she so desperately needs.”

Tickets are still available for the show on Friday, at a cost of £45 and can be purchased from www.bushhallmusic.co.uk.

There will also be a fashion show on April 29 to raise funds for Joni’s cause. The event will be held at The Brickyard in South Street, Romford and can be bought by emailing laura@flopromotions.co.uk

To read more about Joni-Mai’s story, visit joni-mai.co.uk.

To donate directly, visit gofundme.com/FortheLoveofJoni.

0 comments

Latest Romford News Stories

31 minutes ago
Households in Norman Road, Hornchurch, are without running water this morning. Photo: Google Maps Street View

A second burst water main in as many days has forced residents to wake up without running water this morning.

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell

Millions of pounds in funding for community projects could be lost from the borough after it was revealed an environmental trust is to be dissolved.

Yesterday, 15:53
A plane making a final approach to land at City Airport (Pic: PA/Yui Mok)

The government today announced it has given City Airport the green light to expand.

Yesterday, 14:33
The M-eco Award was won by Mecca Bingo

Shoppers cast their votes and now staff from the Mercury Mall’s best shops have walked down the red carpet and received awards at a glitzy ceremony.

Yesterday, 14:02
Becci Smith, who has made it to the finals of Miss London City 2016

A part-time carer says she is delighted to be representing Romford as she bids to become Miss London City.

Yesterday, 10:17
Daniel Hancock. Picture: Met Police

A driver who ran over a father-of-one found dead at his home the following day has pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving.

Yesterday, 09:39
The Mercury Mall's McDonalds will soon have the option of table service.

Customers of McDonald’s in The Mercury Mall shopping centre will soon have the option of having food delivered to their tables.

Yesterday, 07:47
A burst water main has closed Upper Rainham Road this morning  (credit: @MPSHavering)

One lane on Upper Rainham Road is open now in both directions with two-way traffic light, after a 15-inch cast iron water main burst this morning, leading to traffic and diversions.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now