Tesco store raises over £1,000 for BARB Search & Rescue
More than £1,000 has been raised for a Burnham-On-Sea charity
by customers at a supermarket in the town.
the past week, Tesco in Ben Travers Way has held a raffle in aid
of BARB Search & Rescue, which operates Burnham's life-saving
rescue hovercrafts and inshore rescue boats.
store's Mandi Bloska said: "To support our Brand Guarantee
awareness week, money has been raised for BARB with a raffle for
a super hamper and other prizes. There has been a great deal of
support for this wonderful local charity and we thank everyone
who has helped us raise a superb total of £1,002.63."
BARB spokesman said: "We are very grateful to all the customers
and staff at Tesco who have supported BARB over the past week
- the funds are greatly appreciated. All money raised for BARB
is put to use locally, helping us maintain our equipment and train
our volunteer crewmembers."
Tesco staff with raffle winner Sue Harrison, runner-up Danielle
Harvey and BARB crewmembers at this week's presentation