The team at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown has announced it will be focusing its fundraising efforts towards supporting Autism Wessex for the year.
Employees at the centre aim to raise several thousands of pounds by running events throughout 2018, as well as providing the charity the space to host information and awareness evenings to raise further donations.
Autism Wessex provides high quality specialist services for adults and children affected by autism throughout Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Somerset. According to statistics there are around 700,000 people affected by autism in the UK.
Lisa Looker, brand director at Haskins Garden Centres, commented: “It’s great that the Ferndown centre will be supporting Autism Wessex as its Charity of the Year. The charity is celebrating its milestone 50th birthday year and we will be working with them on some great fundraising initiatives, including their Big Brekkie campaign in April.
“We hope to be hosting lots of events throughout the year and encourage our customers to get involved when they can.”
The team at Haskins Garden Centre in West End has announced it will be focusing its fundraising efforts towards supporting Silk Bow Foundation for the year.
The Silk Bow Foundation operates in the SO postcode to help those that find everyday tasks challenging. Trustees are alerted to potential situations and the charity decides how best to lend a helping hand.
The team at Haskins Garden Centre in Roundstone has announced it will be focusing its fundraising efforts towards supporting Wadars Animal Rescue for the year.
Wadars, based in Worthing, provides protection to animals of all kinds and co-ordinates their rescue and rehoming. The charity rescued more than 1,700 injured, orphaned and at risk birds and wildlife last year, as well as rehoming over 400 cats, dogs and other companion animals.
Finally, the team at Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill has announced it will be focusing its fundraising efforts towards supporting Alzheimer’s Society for another year.
Alzheimer’s Society provides information and support to people affected by dementia, as well as funding research for a better future. According to statistics there are around 50,000 people living with dementia and it is predicted this will rise to 66,834 by 2021.