Ferry Project dinner and dance raises over £3,000 which will provide more than 400 nights of sheltered accomodation to homeless people in Fenland
PUBLISHED: 13:58 04 November 2015 | UPDATED: 14:14 04 November 2015
A fun-filled 1940s dinner and dance which raised over £3,000 will give over 400 nights of sheltered accommodation to homeless people in Fenland.
The event, which took place on Saturday September 19 at the Queen Mary Centre, Wisbech, was held to boost funds for the Luminus Ferry Project, an award-winning charity that helps the homeless.
Attended by over 120 people, the dinner and dance delivered a nostalgic evening of celebration to mark the 75th anniversary since the end of World War Two. There was also plenty of games and activities to entertain guests, as well as a raffle.
Local band Gifford and drama teacher Linda Ekins provided the entertainment with a mix of music through the decades.
Keith Smith, Ferry Project director, said: “I was delighted with the evening, and the money raised will help us to continue to provide the life-changing support given to homeless people in Fenland. “The total amount raised is enough to give over 400 nights of sheltered accommodation to those in need.”
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