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Mad Hatter Raffle Raises £335 For North Guildford Food Bank

Published on: 18 Dec, 2022
Updated on: 18 Dec, 2022

The Mad Hatter Milliner’s autumn raffle was drawn yesterday (December 16) by the Mayor of Guildford, Dennis Booth, raising £335 for the North Guildford Food Bank.

Carolien Jones, owner of The Mad Hatter, with Alyson Spicer, milliner at Mad Hatter and the Mayor of Guildford, Dennis Booth, drawing the raffle.

The first prize was a ‘Harvest Hat’, made by the shop’s milliner, Alyson Spicer. Other prizes were a £50 voucher for Mad Hatter and a pashmina.

Mad Hatter owner Carolien Jones said she hoped the money would make a real difference to the charity. She said: “Thank you so much to everyone who bought a ticket and shared details of the raffle.

Alyson Spicer hands over the £335 cheque for the North Guildford Food bank to the mayor.

“Winners have been contacted and are very excited. We’ll share details, with their permission, in due course!”

The ‘Harvest Hat’ was the first prize in the Mad Hatter Milliner’s raffle.

Carolien also thanked Amanda Masters of Experience Guildford for her help with publicity.

The North Guildford Food Bank has its base at St Clare’s Church in Park Barn. Working alongside local agencies and churches, it aims to ensure that no-one goes hungry.

The Mad Hatter Milliner in Castle Street (Google maps).

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