‘Ladies Night’ at Dobbies raises ?1700

by | Jan 8, 2017 | News | 0 comments

A recent?charity ?ladies night? at Dobbies Garden centre has helped raise nearly ?2,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

The annual event, featuring semi-naked butlers, champagne and coctails helped to raise ?1,743?for the charity.

So far, Dobbies partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust has raised a total of ?126,412 across its 34 UK stores.

Andy Tyas, general manager at?Dobbies Southport?said: ?Ladies?Night?is always great fun and officially kicks off the festive season in style. It?s always a hit with our customers who come along not only to pamper themselves, but also to support our partner, this year the fantastic Teenage Cancer Trust.

?Our customers in?Southport?are always very generous and love the chance to give back to charity. The money raised at Ladies Night will go a long way to help this amazing charity make a real difference and we?re incredibly proud of our staff and customers for their support.?

Linda Noon, head of fundraising at Teenage Cancer Trust, said: ?Our partnership has been a huge success so far and we can?t thank Dobbies customers enough for all their kind donations.

?We?ve made great progress in making sure that young people with cancer have the best treatment, care and support. However, right now, for every young person Teenage Cancer Trust is able to reach, there?s another we can?t.

?Together, we are changing that. Every penny raised will make the vital work of Teenage Cancer Trust possible ? we?re hugely grateful to Dobbies staff and their customers for their support.?

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