Barnardo’s fun day set for Saturday 1st June

Photo of staff standing behind a table of cakes at the Barnardo's charity fun day.

The Barnardo’s charity shop located on Ratcliffe Drive in Stoke Gifford (next door to Tesco Express) will be holding a fun day on Saturday 1st June.

After the success of last year’s ‘raise £1,000 in a month’ challenge, staff at the store have been asked to complete the task again. In 2018, the target was set in September and through a variety of fundraising events, the store was able to raise nearly £1,300. This year, they are hoping to exceed the target by an even greater margin.

The fun day is taking place at the store between 10.30am and 4pm. There will be a whole host of activities, including a bouncy castle (weather permitting), cake sale, raffle and lucky dip. There is even going to be a take-away cream tea stall where you can buy a scone with jam and clotted cream and a tea bag – to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

The members of staff who are organising the fun day are also looking for volunteers – whether it is to help on the day or to donate cakes or prizes. If this is something that you think you might be interested in, please contact store associates Julie Britt or Natasha Kirby by popping into the shop or calling 0117 931 4115.

Photo: Fun day at the Stoke Gifford Barnardo’s store in 2018.

This article originally appeared in the May 2019 issue of the Stoke Gifford Journal magazine (on page 18). The magazine is delivered FREE, EVERY MONTH, to over 5,000 homes in Stoke Gifford, Little Stoke and Harry Stoke. Phone 01454 300 400 to enquire about advertising or leaflet insertion.

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