Members of staff at Specsavers in Ludlow put the focus on fundraising in the run up to Christmas, raising more than £50 for Save the Children

The team wore Christmas jumpers for a week, inviting customers and passers-by to donate to the children’s charity whilst showcasing their festive knitwear.

To boost the fundraising total, they offered specs MOTs (cleaning and adjustments) in return for charitable donations.

A word from the store director

‘Christmas is the time of year for giving, and we’re so grateful for the warm response of our local community,’ commented store director, Nicola Aubrey. ‘Save the Children is a fantastic charity that makes a difference to the lives of children all over the world, and we’re delighted to have raised £57 to help continue this work.’

About the Save the Children

Established in the early 1920s, Save the Children is 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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