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Pounds for pups

22 July, 2015
More than £600 raised for Guide Dogs
Alison Waterer, Guide Dogs community fundraiser and Teejay Robbins, apprentice optical assistant

Specsavers Evesham handed over more than £600 to national charity Guide Dogs on Wednesday (15 July).

Staff at the store raised £660 through various fundraising activities which included a bake sale and offering specs MOTs (cleaning and adjustments) in return for donations.The store has been supporting the charity for blind and partially sighted people for more than 15 years.  

‘Guide Dogs is a charity that is close to our hearts and a cause that we’ve been supporting for some time now,’ said Amy Liau, store director. ‘We’re delighted to have raised so much for them this year and look forward to continuing our support – our aim is to reach a fundraising target of £5,000, which will enable us to sponsor and name a Guide Dog puppy.’

Guide Dogs provides mobility and freedom to blind and partially sighted people. They also campaign for the rights of people with visual impairment, educate the public about eye care and fund eye disease research.  To find out more, click here.

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