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Opticians raise funds for Make a Wish

13 October, 2017
Store manager Alison Lee
Store manager Alison Lee

Store manager Alison Lee at Specsavers in Ripon has recently raised money for children’s charity, the Make a Wish Foundation, by completing the Great North Run in just over two hours.

Ripon Specsavers also hosted a weekend of fundraising in August and donated £2 from each 2 for 1 dispense made over the three days to the charity, which contributed to the overall fundraising total of £143.

This fundraising effort comes in support of store manager Alison Lee who took part in the Great North Run 2017.

Caroline Sullivan, director of the store said: ‘The whole team are so proud of Alison’s achievement, and of course over the moon with the money raised for Make a Wish.

‘We’d like to thank every member of the public who donated as well.’

About Make a Wish

The Make a Wish Foundation supports families across the UK by making the dreams of children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions come true, whether these be walking with dinosaurs, meeting a celebrity hero or having the ultimate bedroom makeover.

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