Beer unites to raise money for Nepal

Jenny Morgan and Kath Cobbold at the Beer appeal event for the Nepal earthquake disaster. Ref shb 64

Jenny Morgan and Kath Cobbold at the Beer appeal event for the Nepal earthquake disaster. Ref shb 6456-19-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Beer residents rallied together to help earthquake-hit families in Nepal, raising more than £2,000.

The Beer appeal event for the Nepal earthquake disaster. Ref shb 6452-19-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The Beer appeal event for the Nepal earthquake disaster. Ref shb 6452-19-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Organisers worked hard to host a coffee morning and bring and buy sale on Saturday morning, drawing in the crowds despite the bad weather.

Susan Green, one of the organisers, said: “I wanted to catch the momentum of the whole tragedy. It is all very sad. We just wanted people to be able to make a donation.

“People were so generous; they brought it and they bought it. We had a great raffle. It was amazing.”

Mrs Green’s nephew, Ross Adkins, works as a journalist and translator in Kathmandu.

The Beer appeal event for the Nepal earthquake disaster. Ref shb 6451-19-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The Beer appeal event for the Nepal earthquake disaster. Ref shb 6451-19-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant


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When the earthquake struck, it left family members concerned for a few hours as they waited to hear from him.

She said: “People in Beer have a reputation for really getting together and coming up trumps when it is needed.”

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The money will go to the Red Cross Nepal Earthquake Appeal.

Susan Green with Carolyn and Michael Adkin at the Beer appeal event for the Nepal earthquake disaste

Susan Green with Carolyn and Michael Adkin at the Beer appeal event for the Nepal earthquake disaster. Ref shb 6447-19-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

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