HMS Ocean's naval chaplain raises thousands to donate toys to kids after Hurricane Irma

A NAVAL chaplain has raised more than £1,500 from donations to provide toys for children affected by Hurricane Irma.

Monday, 18th September 2017, 7:00 am

Reverend Paul Andrew, HMS Ocean’s chaplain, raised the funds after receiving donations from the ship’s company and the people of Gibraltar.

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He collected the money as the ship was sailing from the Mediterranean to Gibraltar with HMS Ocean re-tasked to go to the Caribbean to provide disaster relief to British overseas territories. Rev Andrew said: ‘A lot of the kids have been left with nothing other then what they had when Irma struck.’