Waitrose celebrate �20,000 charity giveaway

Sidmouth Waitrose celebrate �20,000 charity giveaway through Community Matters

CHEERS to Waitrose from this happy group of charity fundraisers who have shared in the �20,000 given out by the Sidmouth store through its Community Matters scheme.

Green tokens are used by customers to vote for three charities a month to share in a �1,000 payout.

On Tuesday they enjoyed a celebratory evening to mark the �20,000 stage and deputy manager Alex Hill thanked Margaret Edwards-Hughes, the store’s Community Matters co-ordinator, for managing the project.

“We couldn’t have done it without your collaboration, and this is to thank you,” said Alex, who said the store, which used to give �2,000 a year to charity, now donated �12,000.


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