Burnham-On-Sea.com readers!' Poppy Appeal gets new helpers
new volunteers have come forward to help Burnham-On-Sea's Poppy
Appeal after Burnham-On-Sea.com featured its plea for new helpers
earlier this week.
least ten readers have got in contact with Burnham's Royal British
Legion since our article here
on Monday to offer their help as Poppy Appeal collectors.
annual Burnham and Highbridge Poppy Appeal collections runs from
this Saturday 29th October through to 12th November.
Ruth Crosby, pictured, said last night: "We are so grateful
to Burnham-On-Sea.com for the help in filling the places. We had
been struggling to find enough collectors this year but since the
article at least ten readers have come to offer their help which
Poppy Appeal Collectors are the face of the Legion during the Poppy
help provide as many opportunities as possible for people to wear
a poppy to show their support for our Armed Forces, while raising
year the appeal raised almost £30,000 in Burnham-On-Sea and
Highbridge and it's hoped a similar amount will be collected this
year using the volunteers.
added that further volunteers are welcome: "If you can give
a couple of hours to just turn up and collect at one of the local
supermarkets in Burnham or Highbridge then please give me a call
on 01278 238723. We'd love to hear from you."