Raising a cuppa in aid of vital cancer charity
Fund-raisers across West Suffolk have raised a cuppa for cancer charity Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
The Macmillan Information and Support Centre at West Suffolk Hospital brought in £815 from a stall selling cakes baked by patients, relatives and staff as well as handmade cards and donated items such as lavender cushions and word search books.
Employees at Greene King’s head office and brewery, in Bury, raised more than £600 for their charity partner Macmillan. The highlight of their event was a charity bake off with an innovative Old Speckled Hen keg cake which actually served beer.
Flavour ingredients company Treatt, in Bury, made £711.10 through cakes and a raffle and Rawlinson Automotive Ltd, on Moreton Hall, has so far raised nearly £150, which Jonathan Rawlinson has pledged to double .
The total at West Row Village Hall was £1,900 and co-organiser Sue Peachey thanked all those involved.
A coffee morning in Wickhambrook generated £700 after 90 people attended.
Lindsay Huggins organised an event at the New Green Centre, in Thurston and raised more than £400.
Cineworld, in Bury, is to host a coffee morning on Wednesday, October 7 from 10am.