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Pictured here is Wendy and Geoff from the Gillingham Blind/Deaf Club - Kent Association of Blind Charity, who alongside Ann, Michael, Doreen and other members volunteer their time to run this club which is held fortnightly at Duncan Road, Gillingham. Thank you to Asda Customers who donated to this charity last Friday. The club is such a nice and friendly place to visit and you are always made welcome. The club offers lunch, bingo, a raffle, outings, arranges holidays for the members and is a meeting place for those who may often not be able to go out. Volunteers will also help their members shop.
Community Life Champion, Debbie, from Asda Chatham was pleased to volunteer at our local RSPCA Centre for small animals at Walderslade Chatham. They held a fun day to raise money for the centre. The centre offers re-homing for small animals and relies on fundraising and donations to keep running. This beautiful cake was made by a volunteer and was raffled.
Our local Samaritans Charity - Medway Gravesham & Swale Samaritans - came into store last weekend to set up an awareness stand about their charity and the services they offer. Anyone can ring the Samaritans and it is completely confidential 24/7. You can also call in at the Samaritans building in Strood if you need to talk!
Pictured here are some of the members of Medway Fibromyalgia Support group who meet at St. Stephens Church Hall in Chatham to offer advise and support to local people suffering from Fibromyalgia. They received a donation from the Asda Foundation of £50 from the Chosen by you...given by us Green Token Scheme for May/June.
Primary school students at Bradfields School were pleased to receive a cheque for £50 from the Chosen by you, Given by us token scheme at Asda Chatham for May/June. The money will be put towards a sensory garden for the children.
Colleagues from Asda Chatham are getting behind SPREAD THE WORD for the Breast Cancer Campaign. 12,000 women are still dying from Breast Cancer in the UK each year. Help is needed to raise awareness of this problem and to call for action to be taken to stop people dying from this disease. Please visit breastcancercampaign.org/tickledpink for more information.
Asda Chatham were proud to support Armed Forces Week with a visit from our local Territorial Army who ran an awareness event about the T.A.'s. They also brought along a military ambulance for our customers to see.