3:10pm Tuesday 7th January 2014
By Gina Bebbington
BAG packing volunteers raised more than £2,500 for a Northwich children’s charity thanks to the generosity of shoppers in the run up to Christmas.
A team of 55 volunteers raised £1534.83 in Sainsbury’s, in Northwich, on Friday, December 20, £539.35 in Quality Save, in Northwich, on Saturday, December 21, and £814.02 in Morrisons, in Winsford, on Monday, December 23.
The money was raised during a total of 200 volunteer hours.
Jo Pritchard, charity manager, said: “The Joshua Tree would like to thank all the customers of the stores for their outstanding generosity in helping us to raise funds.
“It was such a lovely end to an eventful year.”
The Joshua Tree Support Centre is now open at 1 Old Hall, Venables Road, Northwich, CW9 5RF holding regular drop in sessions and acting as a hub for outreach family support service.
For further information ring The Joshua Tree office at 01606 331858 or visit thejoshuatree.org.uk.
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