Search

Win a £100 Amazon voucher in this week’s Recorder

On sale July 3

Easter activities at Hornchurch supermarket raise nearly £400 for charity

16:55 23 April 2014

Community champion Lesley Dunn dressed as a chick with Elise and Emel Suleyman. [Picture: Lesley Dunn]

Community champion Lesley Dunn dressed as a chick with Elise and Emel Suleyman. [Picture: Lesley Dunn]

Archant

A week of fundraising in the run-up to Easter has led to a supermarket raising £388 for charity.

Tesco Roneo Corner’s community champion Lesley Dunn, 62, dressed in a variety of outfits including chick and rabbit costumes while collecting money for charity partner Diabetes UK.

Children also took part in a colouring competition and the winners will see their work displayed in the store’s new community room which is being built.

Lesley’s fundraising has led to her being shortlisted for Diabetes UK’s charity fundraiser of the year award.

She said: “I was thrilled to be nominated and being shortlisted is amazing. I am really excited.

“Our store raised £8,000 in one year and I know that is down to the support we have had from our very generous customers.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:02
Mayzi, four, with her mum Stacie, her brother Logan, 18 months, and her dad Paul

A disabled youngster is a step closer to having her life changed forever after well-wishers donated thousands of pounds to her family.

Yesterday, 15:34
The air ambulance arrives on the A13. Picture: Jeff Dance

A man, in his 20s, has died from a serious traffic collision in the A13, near Ferry Lane.

Yesterday, 15:25
Janet Hutchinson and Clare Kelly from First Step

Youngsters are encouraged to put their creativity to good use by taking part in a card-making competition for First Step.

Yesterday, 12:08
Cumberland Avenue. Picture: Google Maps

A man was stabbed in the chest when a gang stormed his home and attacked him with a meat cleaver and an axe.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Y6 pupils unpack the rice

A school challenged their pupils to become enterprising individuals as they took on the national 90kg Rice Challenge.

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder