Roddons' sheltered scheme managers walk across Fenland for Haiti appeal

SHELTERED scheme managers at Roddons Housing Association completed a one-day walk across Fenland and raised more than �1,000 for the Haiti earthquake appeal. The team of 13 walked more than 10 miles, shaking buckets along the way. The team split into two

SHELTERED scheme managers at Roddons Housing Association completed a one-day walk across Fenland and raised more than �1,000 for the Haiti earthquake appeal.

The team of 13 walked more than 10 miles, shaking buckets along the way.

The team split into two groups, with routes taking the women around Roddons' sheltered schemes in Wisbech, Leverington, Elm, Wimblington and March.

A total of �1,030.68 was raised.


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Suzanne Scrimshaw, project manager for Roddons Housing Association, said: "We are very pleased with the huge amount we managed to raise for a very worthy cause.

"Our team and our residents were passionate about doing something to help the people in Haiti during this awful time for them.

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"We were overwhelmed by the support and generosity of local people and would like to thank everyone who contributed; together we can make a difference."

Hazel Spencer, who is a resident at The Dale in Elm, said: "It is tragic what happened in Haiti and we all need to help where we can.

"It is a worthy initiative from the sheltered scheme girls and it's great that they could raise such a huge sum. It will do a lot of good to the people who need it the most.

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