Gangnam Style at Community Square
Samantha and Warren
Mowle, with Stacey and her brother Jake.
The Gangnam Style craze will
rock Gravesend today when dozens of dancers strut their stuff to
help a little girl who needs life-saving cancer
Children, parents and
grandparents are being invited to perform the amusing dance moves
of South Korean musician Psy in aid of seven-year-old Stacey
Stacey, a pupil at Shears Green
Infant School in Northfleet, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in
She underwent almost two years
of treatment, including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery to
remove the tumour and blood transfusions, only for her family to be
given the devastating news just before Christmas last year that the
youngster has relapsed.
She now needs specialist
treatment which is neither available in the UK nor funded by the
NHS and may cost up to £500,000.
The Gangnam Style dance-off,
which will start at noon in Community Square, is one of many events
planned to help the little girl from Trafalgar Road,
One of the organisers, Clare
Knowles, from online community group Mad Cafe, said: "We want as
many people as possible to come along, learn the moves and have
"We also want as many dance
schools to join in too so we can raise as much money as possible
but also raise awareness of Stacey. The more people who know about
her the better."
The cast of hit comedy series
The Inbetweeners have also given their backing to the
During their appearance at The
Woodville they signed a fish bowl to be auctioned off through Mad
The dance-off coincides with the
Rock Up in Red health monitoring day organised by Gravesham
council’s healthy living group, The Gr@nd, in aid of the British
Shoppers in the town will be
able to have free health checks.
Money for Stacey will not be
collected on the day but sponsorship forms are available from the
customer service desk at Asda Gravesend or by emailing
Donations can also be made via
or by texting STAC53 to 70070
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