Richmond opticians raises more than £1,000 for Phoenix House
Specsavers in Richmond have raised £1,055 for service people in recovery in the area. In December, staff donated £1 from every eye test carried out in the month to Phoenix House recovery centre, which is run by Help for Heroes and supported by the Royal British Legion.
Hamper up for grabs
During the fundraising initiative, customers were also invited to participate in a special prize draw to win a hamper of luxury food.
A word from the director
Ross Campbell, store director at Specsavers in Richmond, said: ‘We have long been supporters of the invaluable work of Phoenix House and we are delighted to have raised such a magnificent sum of money for the charity.’
More about the charity
Phoenix House recovery centre aims to inspire those who have been wounded, injured or become sick while serving the country and enable them to lead active, independent and fulfilling lives.