March Specsavers staff get active to raise more than £700 for Magpas and East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices

PUBLISHED: 11:18 02 October 2014 | UPDATED: 11:18 02 October 2014

Specsavers staff explored the Ouse Washes.

Specsavers staff explored the Ouse Washes.

Archant

Staff members from an opticians laced up their trainers to raise more than £700 for two charities.

The group from Specsavers, of Broad Street, March, explored the Ouse Washes on foot and bike in aid of medical charity Magpas Helimedix and East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

To further boost funds the store had a cross trainer in store with staff dressing up in their cheesiest workout gear.

Trevor Clark, store director, said: “I am really pleased with the efforts of the team and to be supporting two worthwhile causes.

“The support that East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices provide to the local community is invaluable and we are aiming to raise as much money as possible for the charity.”

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices fundraiser, Mark Loades said: “We are delighted to have the support of Specsavers stores in the Anglia region and hope that the local community support the March store’s latest fundraiser.”

To donate, visit Specsavers March at 5 Broad Street, call 01354 607 120 or go to www.specsavers.co.uk/stores/march


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Wisbech Standard. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Wisbech Standard