The team at Specsavers in Dartford has raised £450 by doing the KM Charity Walk, with staff pumping iron in store to support their colleagues.

Testing strength for donations

From 22 to 27 June, Specsavers, located on 54 High Street, saw staff test their strength by lifting weights in store each day and hitting a target of 2,000 reps overall at the end of the week. They also cycled as far as they could on an exercise bike and donned their best and brightest sports gear to encourage sponsorship donations from the community.

Eight team members took part in the five-mile KM Charity Walk on Sunday 28 June to raise money for Demelza Hospice Care for Children and the children’s road safety department at the KM Charity Team.

Fantastic fundraising efforts

Specsavers Dartford store director, Kam Singh said: ‘We raised a total of £450 for Demelza Hospice Care for Children and the KM Charity Group through the walk. 

The team did a fantastic job with their fundraising efforts throughout the week and motivating each other on the day. Thank you to our Dartford community for supporting us and helping us raise this money for two incredible charities.’

The KM Charity Team and Demelza Hospice Care for Children

The Kent and Medway Charity Team supports and promotes green travel initiatives across schools and PTA groups, offering services such as Walk to School, Buster’s Book Club and KM Kent Cooks.

Demelza Hospice Care for Children helps children and young people in Kent with terminal illnesses, and offers support to their families. The hospice offers one-to-one day care and residential breaks, and is based in Keycol.

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