Throughout December, staff from Specsavers in Inverness are getting into the spirit of the season while fundraising for children’s charity Cash for Kids.

The High Street store is a drop-off point for this year’s Cash for Kids ‘Mission Christmas’ appeal which asks people in local communities to buy an extra present which will be gifted to disadvantaged children to brighten up their Christmas morning.

The brand new and unwrapped presents should be suitable for children up to the age of 18 and can be donated anytime to local drop-off points including the Inverness opticians. The store is adding to the festive cheer this year by holding ‘Christmas jumper days’ every weekend throughout December. Staff will sport their jolly jumpers while encouraging visitors to make donations to Cash for Kids.

A word from our store director

Andrew Carr, store director at Specsavers Inverness, said: ‘Christmas is a time for celebrating with family and friends however many people aren’t as fortunate as others and this is where Mission Christmas comes in with its fantastic appeal. We are proud to support the initiative this year in the hope that everyone will have a Merry Christmas.

The store team love to wear their festive knits and put a smile on our visitors faces - we look forward to welcoming everyone in to store and hope that we are able to raise a large donation for Cash for Kids.’

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