Bake sale at Doncaster opticians to raise money for charity

Leanne Walton, sales advisor at Scrivens, Printing Office Street
Leanne Walton, sales advisor at Scrivens, Printing Office Street

Workers at a town centre opticians are holding a bake sale tomorrow, (May 23), to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Scrivens, Printing Office Street, will be selling cakes from 9am until 5pm. A raffle will also take place.

Leanne Walton, a sales advisor, said: “We’re raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society because dementia is something that affects so many people.

“The support we’ve had already has been amazing. We originally hoped we’d raise around £60, but we’ve already done that through selling raffle tickets to customers so now I’m hoping we can double it.”

Leanne’s daughter, Ashleigh-Thorne Pike, aged 14, will be helping her mum sell the cakes for £1 each.

“Her nan suffers from dementia, so she can see first hand what it’s like, added Leanne.

“I’m hoping this event will make more young people aware of it.”

If you do not have a sweet tooth but still want to help, you can buy five raffle tickets for £1 instead.

Prizes up for grabs include a meal for two from Sibella Mediterranean restaurant, Priory Walk, a cut and blow dry from Anarchy Hair, Priory Place, £20 to spend at the Gate House pub, Priory Walk, a food hamper from the Farm Shop, Printing Office Street, and a bouquet of flowers from Tom Wood florist, Printing Office Street.

For more information, call the opticians on 10302 323157.