fundraisers deliver double boost to hospice charity
groups of generous Burnham residents have raised hundreds of pounds
for a local hospice charity.
successful weight loss of members at a Burnham-On-Sea slimming
group led to £150 being donated to St. Margarets Somerset
Langdon who runs Slimming World classes in Bridgwater and Burnham,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The group brought in the clothes
that were too big for them following their successful weight loss
so other members of the group could purchase them for £1
clothing sale raised £150 for St. Margarets and the
clothes that werent sold were donated to the local St. Margarets
Draper, fundraiser for St. Margarets visited the group to
collect their cheque and said: "Thanks to the Jaycroft Road
Slimming World group for holding their clothes sale for St. Margarets.
The members of the group have done so well."
charitable Burnham residents Mike and Denice Perrin raised £340
for St. Margarets Somerset Hospice following their festive
contribution to the town.
Perrins covered their home in colourful Christmas lights
which were switched on by BBC Somersets Emma Britton last
who volunteers for the charity as a Day Care driver, has this
week handed over the cash to go towards this particular aspect
of the St. Margarets service.
(top) are Pat Harris, Julie Draper (St. Margarets Fundraiser),
Carol Langdon (Slimming World Consultant), Lorraine Hansard and
Val Chorlton, with (bottom) Helen Webb (Day Care Lead), Julie
Draper (St. Margarets), Denice Perrin and Mike Perrin