Friends’ have now raised £190,000

TODMORDEN Friends of Overgate had a long but very productive day on Saturday, June 4, when volunteers collected in the foyer of Morrison’s supermarket, Todmorden.

They raised more than £500 for the hospice, which marks its 30th anniversary this year.

The committee thank all who gave generously and also the supermarket for supporting its venture.

They also thank three young stalwarts from the Glen View Inn, Cornholme, who raised almost £400 through sponsorship at Todmorden Rotary Club’s Boundary Walk and other donors.

Over the last 15 months, the committee has donated £8,000 to the hospice, bringing the total rasied by the volunteers over the past 26 years to £190,000.

Coming events include an autumn coffee morning at Todmorden Town Hall and the annual fundraising lunch at Todmorden Cricket Club on Sunday, October 30, tickets for which will available soon from committee members.