Taunton opticians sets tails wagging with fundraising
The team in Taunton have raised over £2,000 for Guide Dogs for the Blind.
The Taunton store raised thousands of pounds after organising several events including cake sales and fun days for staff and customers. Fantastic amount Emma Denham, store director, said; ‘We are really pleased to have raised such a fantastic amount for Guide Dogs for the Blind. The work they do is so important and we felt great pride in supporting it.
I would just like to thank all of the staff for their efforts and our customers for being so supportive of the charity and helping to raise money for this important cause.’
Guide Dogs for the Blind
Guide Dogs for the Blind provides mobility and freedom to blind and partially sighted people as well as campaigning for the rights of people with visual impairment, educating the public about eyecare and funding eye disease research. There are more than 4,600 guide dog owners across the UK, and it costs £50,000 to support a guide dog from birth to retirement.