Members of staff at Specsavers Long Eaton are thanking local residents for their generosity following a whole month of fundraising for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People inspired by National Deaf Awareness Week.

£200 for charity

The team at Specsavers in Long Eaton pledged to raise £100 to sponsor a hearing dog puppy for eighteen months, but exceeded their fundraising target, collecting £200 for the charity. Staff members contributed to the total raised by customers, meaning that they are able to sponsor two puppies.

Hearing director Raj Somal said: ‘We’ve had an inspirational month in store. We held an ongoing book sale and raffle for the whole month, then organised a cake sale as a one-off event, which went down fantastically well with our customers!’

Two puppies

Raj continued: ‘Hearing Dogs is a truly worthy cause, so we were thrilled to have had such a positive response to our fundraiser. The £200 will go towards sponsoring two puppies, supporting the ongoing work of this amazing charity. We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped us exceed our fundraising target.’

Specsavers Audiologists and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People celebrated 10 years of partnership earlier this year.

For more information on how to donate please visit: www.hearingdogs.org.uk

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