Fenmarc digs deep to help Fenland homeless charity

PUBLISHED: 09:24 26 February 2014 | UPDATED: 09:25 26 February 2014

Sarah Atkin, Baz Figura and Sue Watson, colleagues from Fenmarc Produce Ltd, hand over a cheque for £172.60 to the Founder and Director of the Luminus Ferry Project Mr Kevin Smith.

Sarah Atkin, Baz Figura and Sue Watson, colleagues from Fenmarc Produce Ltd, hand over a cheque for £172.60 to the Founder and Director of the Luminus Ferry Project Mr Kevin Smith.

Archant

A vegetable producer has given a timely boost to a Fenland homeless charity.

Fenmarc Produce Ltd raised £172.60 through a series of Christmas activities at its Elm site for the Luminus Ferry Project, which provides an emergency night shelter in Wisbech for homeless people.

With central Government funding coming to an end in March, the night shelter is facing closure unless it can raise £60,000 by the beginning of April.

The night shelter was created by a working party involving the local MP Steve Barclay, Fenland District Council, Wisbech Town Council, police, voluntary groups and local churches.

For more information on how you can help provide support, contact Ferry Project Night Shelter, 17 Norfolk Street, Wisbech, Cambs PE13 2LD, call 01945 429300 or e-mail luke.venni@luminus.org.uk.

You can make a donation directly to Ferry Project at http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/finalCharityHomepage.action?charityId=1008239.

0 comments

More news stories

10:04

2020 will mark the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower from Plymouth to the New World – and this month, research into the famous voyage has discovered that two of its passengers were from Wisbech.

Relatives have paid tribute to a 42-year-old man who was found dead in a public toilet in March yesterday.

Mayor James Palmer indicated he favoured greater influence and powers for district councils and the possible abolition of Cambridgeshire County Council.

07:30

Members of the Wisbech Society enjoyed a private tour of a 17th century house in Wimbledon on Saturday.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter