A ST HELENS supermarket charity bag pack has raised hundreds of pounds for the Alzheimer’s Society.
Staff from four care homes across the North West spent the day on the checkouts at Morrisons helping customers with their packing.
The generous shoppers donated a total of £835.59 – with all proceeds going towards research and support for those living with dementia.
Staff from four Hill Care Group homes took part, including:
• Halton View Care Home, Sadler Street, Widnes
• Alderwood Care Home, Simpson Road, Worsley
• Simonsfield Care Home, Boston Avenue, Runcorn
• Lever Edge Care Home, Lever Edge Lane, Bolton.
The funds will add to Hill Care’s year-long campaign for the charity, which has helped raise over £5,000 so far, with homes across the north of England all contributing.
The campaign will culminate in a 330-mile cycle ride from London to Paris by Hill Care managing director Wendy Waddicor, who also took part in the bag pack.
She said: “The Morrisons bag pack in St Helens was a huge success, helping us to exceed our original target of raising £5,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society.
“I’d like to thank the staff at all four of our homes in the North West for taking part.
“It was a long day at the checkouts but worth it when you think we raised so much for a charity so close to all our hearts.”
To sponsor Wendy on her London to Paris charity cycle ride taking place between the 19th and 22nd July 2017, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/wendy-waddicor.