causes in Burnham-On-Sea area receive boost from Asda
good causes in the Burnham-On-Sea area have this week benefited
from a fundraising scheme at Asda's Highbridge store.
supermarket encourages customers to vote for their favourite groups
by dropping tokens into collecting boxes - and those that attract
the most receive a cash donation.
RNLI received the most tokens in the latest month and its
representatives, Jan Pearce and Mary Summers, are pictured receiving
a £100 donation from the store's Community
Life Champion, Kim Blyth this week.
Runners-up were Parkinsons UK and Help The Child, who received
£25 each. All three groups said they were grateful for the
Kim told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Asda strives to support the
local community around each store and get the whole community
involved. This allows many different causes the chance to not
only raise funds, but also generate awareness."
To propose a local group or charity, pick up a nomination form
which can be found on the community board in the foyer of the
Asda's Community Life Champion Kim Blyth, Burnham's RNLI Jan Pearce
and Mary Summers, Carol Hicks from Help The Child and Beth Maddock
from the Taunton and Mid Somerset branch of Parkinsons UK