Exmouth: successful start to charity's coffee month
PUBLISHED: 14:50 10 March 2017
A month of coffee mornings in aid of Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare has got off to a successful start; more than £2,000 has already been raised. Every penny donated to the charity in the EX8 area STAYS in the EX8 area.
A month of coffee mornings in aid of Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare is underway and has already raised more than £2,000 for the charity.
Throughout March a host of businesses and individuals are backing the charity – where every penny raised in the EX8 area stays in the EX8 area - with a month of events and get-togethers.
Cranford Sports Centre’s coffee event raised £276; Kings Garden Centre £513.
Local Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare supporters, Amanda and Linda Hockings, who held their event at The Famous Old Barrel, raised £358.
Withycombe Raleigh pensioner Julia Westaway, who held a coffee morning in memory of her husband, Dave, who died from cancer and was supported by the charity, raised £387.
Franklins, on The Strand, donated all their takings from the sale of coffee and cake and a raffle, raising £593.
There are still plenty of opportunities to get involved. Businesses already planning to ‘bake the world a better place’ with coffee morning events for Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare are:
Monday, March 13, all day; Crusty Cobb, Rolle Street, Exmouth, Wednesday, March 15, all day; Littlemead Church hall, Roundhouse Lane, Exmouth, Wednesday, March 15, 10am-noon; The Bookrest Café, The Parade, Exmouth, Friday, March 17, all day; Teapots, Withycombe Raleigh Road, Saturday, March 18, all day; Gossips, The Strand, Exmouth, Saturday, March 18, all day; Greenfingers, Pound Lane, Exmouth, Wednesday, March 22, all day; The Brit Café, Exmouth Indoor Market, Saturday, March 25, all day; The Globe Inn, Lympstone, Thursday, March 30, all day.
Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare HQ, Highview Gardens, Exmouth, all day.
• To get involved, or for a fundraising pack, call Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare on 01395 279113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org