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Sainsbury’s Bexleyheath fundraise £1,000 towards new playground equipment for Shenstone School

PUBLISHED: 14:54 10 July 2017 | UPDATED: 14:54 10 July 2017

Shenstone School are presented with a cheque for £1,000

Shenstone School are presented with a cheque for £1,000

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The special school was chosen as the store’s charity of the year

Sainsbury’s Bexleyheath has raised £1,000 for a Crayford special school.

Shenstone School was chosen by customers and colleagues in 2016 and received support from the store via fundraising and raising awareness.

They store hosted a range of activities in order to raise enough money to buy new playground equipment for the school.

Mani Powar, store manager, said: “We’ve really enjoyed working with Shenstone School over the past 12 months. Our customers and colleagues worked really hard to help raise vital funds for the charity and we’re really proud with everything we’ve achieved.”

Claire Elliment, fundraiser for Friends of Shenstone School, added: “We’d like to thank the Sainsbury’s customers and colleagues in Bexkey for their support over the past year. It has made such a difference to the charity and we’re extremely grateful for the donations and awareness we’ve been able to raise.”

2017/18 will see Sainbury’s Bexleyheath fundraise for Stroke Association.

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