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Team goes yellow for Marie Curie appeal

10 May, 2016
Team backs Marie Curie appeal

A spec-tacular fundraising day has seen Chelmsley Wood Specsavers raise £160 for Marie Curie.

Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal

The team donned yellow as they hosted a series of raffles and competitions for customers in store, with prizes donated by Lindt at Resorts World Birmingham. A facepainter was also on hand throughout the day to keep younger visitors entertained as the store got behind Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal.

‘We’ve been supporting Marie Curie in store for several years now and really enjoyed getting customers involved for our yellow fundraiser,’ said Sukhi Drake, store director. ‘It was great to see customers of all ages getting involved in activities throughout the day and it’s thanks to their generosity that we were able to raise £160 for the charity.’

Competition winners

The winner’s of the in-store competitions are: four-year-old Holly Hancock who won the colouring competition; Jaspreet Bilkhu who won the ‘guess how many eggs in a jar’ competition; and raffle winner, Gerard Gartland, who took home a Lindt chocolate egg.

Marie Curie operates nine hospices in the UK and is dedicated to delivering care and support to people living with terminal illnesses and their families. The money raised by Specsavers will support the charity’s nurses continue to deliver care to people in the comfort of their own home. 

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