Open Chest charity shop donates £500 to Wisbech Stroke Club

15:04 06 December 2012

From left: Linda Canham, Barbara Fewster, Kathy Dudley, Patricia Spriggs, Molly Wombwell and Michelle Ellmore.

From left: Linda Canham, Barbara Fewster, Kathy Dudley, Patricia Spriggs, Molly Wombwell and Michelle Ellmore.

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THE Open Chest charity shop in March has donated £500 to Wisbech Stroke Club after its cause was put forward by a club member and regular donater.

Brian Arling suggested that the shop donates funds to the club, which has members from across Fenland and highlights the need for support for stroke survivors.

The money will be used to finance running expenses, transport costs for disabled members, outings and social activities.

• New members from the areas covered by this newspaper are welcome and should contact Sue Lowe on 01945 772824 or e-mail susan@slowe9.wanadoo.co.uk

• Donations are urgently needed at Open Chest. Contact Kathy Dudley on 01354 654403.

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