charity shops to hold volunteer recruitment drive
Hospicecare shops in Burnham-On-Sea will be holding a volunteer
recruitment week during February.
event takes place from 5th-10th February and will allow interested
volunteers to find out more about they can help.
will focus on our new store from 5th-7th, and our £1 store
from 8th-10th," the charity's Becky Fuller told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Hospicecare's shop opened in Burnham-On-Sea High Street last October,
selling a wide range of clothing and household goods. The
charity's second shop is a '£1 charity shop' in Burnham's
supporting the stores, 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."
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