Hospicecare opens second charity shop in Burnham-On-Sea
Hospicecare has opened its second charity shop in Burnham-On-Sea
town centre this week.
and Highbridge Mayor Cllr Bill Hancock cut a ribbon outside the
new shop in the High Street on Monday (October 23rd) to officially
new shop sells a wide range of clothing and household goods. The
charity's existing '£1 charity shop' in College Street will
Turner, Retail Director for Weston Hospicecare, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We are delighted to have opened our new High Street shop in
shop reflects the great support and generosity that we receive from
the Burnham community, and will are selling a great range of pre-loved
and new goods at great prices."
supporting the new store, customers will be helping to ensure that
Weston Hospicecare can continue to provide specialist palliative
care to those affected by life-limiting illnesses in Burnham-On-Sea,
Weston-super-Mare, and the surrounding areas.
Hospicecare costs over £4 million to keep running each year,
and only 20% of those running costs are funded by the NHS. The rest
is raised through the generosity of the local community, who take
part in fundraising events or shop in the wide network of shops."
Burnham-On-Sea's Mayor, Mayoress and Town Crier opening the shop
on Monday morning