Dereham’s Co-op supermarket gives boost to Caring Friends for Cancer charity

Dereham's Co-operative supermarket presents a cheque to Caring Friends for Cancer charity. Picture:

Dereham's Co-operative supermarket presents a cheque to Caring Friends for Cancer charity. Picture: Margaret Barrett - Credit: Margaret Barrett

A Dereham charity has received a cheque for £1,198 thanks to a supermarket loyalty scheme.

The Co-operative store in the centre of Dereham has been asking its customers to join a scheme where they get a bonus, but also local charities benefit too.

Caring Friends for Cancer was lucky enough to have been chosen to be one of those charities and were presented with a third share of the monies raised by the store.

Margaret Barrett, from the charity, said: 'We would like to thank all the staff, particularly Mike and Bridget, for making us so welcome.

'We look forward to working with them again in the future.


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'With their help and the generosity of the Co-op customers we will be able to continue to offer therapies, respite stays away from home, and a sympathetic atmosphere in the Conference Room at Wetherspoons each Friday, 10.30am -2.30pm.'

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