Staff at Specsavers in Kenilworth have had a busy weekend spreading Christmas spirit in the community. 

Fundraising festivities

The team attended Christmas local events to raise funds for Save the Children and surprised the community with Specsavers goodies. 

On Friday 1 December, members of the team visited the Kenilworth old town Christmas lights switch on and gave away 60 high-visibility vests to children.

Sweets and specs cases were also handed out to locals attending the event. 

Over the rest of the weekend, staff visited local Christmas markets and gave away mince pies, sweets, specs cases and bags with vouchers in. On top of this, they attended the Warwick Road lights switch on and gave away an additional 120 high-visibility vests and 200 bags with vouchers. 

The team continued their fundraising efforts by donning festive jumpers on Friday 15 December for Christmas Jumper Day.

A word from the store director

Store director, Ambreena Bhatti, said: ‘We had a wonderful time being busy little elves this weekend. It was great to spread a bit of Christmas cheer in our local community at each event we attended. 

‘The amount of support we received from the locals in our bid to raise money for Save the Children was truly heart-warming. We are extremely grateful to all of those who kindly donated money towards this worthy cause.’ 

About Save the Children

Established in the early 1920s, Save the Children in a global charity that works in more than 120 countries. It provides emergency relief, education, healthcare and protection, while working to tackle poverty and global hunger, and fighting for children’s rights. 

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