sandwich bar's unique fundraiser helps Poppy Appeal
at a Burnham-On-Sea sandwich bar have raised hundred of pounds for
the town's Poppy Appeal by selling crochet poppies.
in Victoria Street has presented £250 to the local appeal
following a unique fundraising effort.
Donna Berry told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were discussing what
we could do to raise funds for the appeal when one of our staff,
Doreen Holt, suggested making knitting these unique crochet poppies."
thought it was a lovely idea and more than 120 of varying sizes
were made and sold in the weeks leading up to Remembrance Day. They
attracted lots of interest and we were delighted to raise such a
good amount, raising £250 for the Burnham Poppy Appeal."
Poppy Appeal organiser Ruth Crosby said: "This was a really
lovely idea and very different - we thank the Burrs staff for all
Ruth Crosby, Burnham Poppy Appeal organiser, and John Crosby, Vice
Chairman of Burnham's Royal British Legion, with Donna Berry and
Charlotte Ackroyd of Burrs