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Hospice’s Charity Shop Celebrates First Year Of Trading In Fairlands

Published on: 3 Nov, 2017
Updated on: 7 Nov, 2017

The Woking and Sam Beare Hospice shop at Fairlands celebrated its first anniversary, with a visit a by the Deputy Mayor of Guildford, Mike Parsons and his wife, Jean, the Deputy Mayoress.

Standing outside the shop pictured from left: the Deputy Mayor of Guildford, Mike Parsons; shop manager Jo Marsh; the Dupury Mayoress, Jean Parsons, and David Perry, trustee of Woking and Sam Beare Hospices.

The manager of the shop, Jo Marsh, said that she has 15 to 20 part-time volunteers but is always looking for more.

The charity shop raised £113,000 in 2016-2017 and this helps to run its two hospices in Woking and Weybridge, which combined running costs are £8 million each year.

Also present were Worplesdon Borough Councillors, David Elms and Bob McShee, together with David Perry, a trustee of the Woking and Sam Beare Hospice.

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