Knoll singer Gracie Wickens-Sweet joins Guides on Burnham visit
Brent Knoll singer Gracie Wickens-Sweet, who will be appearing
on the semi-finals of Britains Got Talent this Wednesday
(May 27th), made a visit into Burnham this week with a group of
girls from Brent Knoll Guides made a visit to the Foodbank in
Burnham-On-Sea to learn more about its work.
and the girls began their visit at Lidl supermarket in the town
where they were given a small budget and a list of the types of
food that the Foodbank requires.
enjoyed shopping and tried to buy as much as they could with their
budget. Once the shopping was completed, they walked to the Foodbank
to weigh in their food. They were met by Alan, the
manager of the Foodbank, who gave the Guides an interesting talk
on what the Foodbank is, how it works and who can use it.
groups leader, Jane Sinnott, said: "The visit to was
a great chance for the girls to find out about this community
charity and they especially enjoyed the shopping experience -
thank you to the staff at Lidl who were very welcoming and patient
with the girls!"
guides were pleased to see one of their members, Gracie, join
them. The guides are all thrilled Gracie that received four yeses
from the TV judges last week and will be supporting her again
like this are just part of the range of activities open to girls
and young women through Girlguiding, which gives them their own
space to grow in confidence, raise their aspirations and have