Isle of Wight youngster Sophie Rolf with Sarah Kent, left, and Jane Oliver.
THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised for Sophie Rolf’s fund, the KissyPuppy Appeal, in a Facebook auction.
The auction featured more than 150 lots, ranging from days out to art and jewellery, and raised £6,272.
KissyPuppy is raising money for children’s hospice services on the Island.
Organiser Michaela White said: "I said if I could hit £5,000, I would be manically happy. To pull in £1,000 more than that was brilliant."
The top lot was a painting of beach huts, by artist Lynn Young, which raised £500.
Michaela thanked all those who donated and bid for items: "Sophie’s father, Aaron, left a message on Facebook thanking everyone."
Nurses who support children with life-limiting conditions with play have been given a boost by Sophie’s fund.
The paediatric community nursing team nursery nurses — part of the Isle of Wight NHS Trust’s Virtual Hospice Project for end-of-life care for children with life-limiting illnesses and their families — travel into the community to offer fun and respite.
Money from Sophie’s fund has been used to buy a huge amount of art and craft supplies for the nurses and the families they support.
Aaron Rolf said: "They have been coming to play with Sophie for a number of weeks and are absolutely superb.
"We really have found them a godsend and Sophie loves it. They have left us with glitter tattoos and nails painted on more than one occasion.
"They are only a small team of three and they do an absolutely brilliant job."
Art and craft materials have also been donated to the children’s ward at St Mary’s Hospital.
For more details visit KissyPuppy.co. uk.