Charity counts the cash as Ely shoppers vote with their tokens to boost support for stroke survivors

08:53 03 March 2014

Left to right: Christina Underwood, Sandra Shastid, Emily Cousins, Amanda Garrod and Deborah Newman.

Left to right: Christina Underwood, Sandra Shastid, Emily Cousins, Amanda Garrod and Deborah Newman.

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Ely stroke charity Pos+Ability was presented with a cheque for hundreds of pounds this week.

At the charity’s annual general meeting, held in Ely, on Tuesday, representatives were presented with a cheque for £387 by Emily Cousins, of Ely supermarket Waitrose.

Pos+Ability had taken part in the retailer’s monthly green token collection, where shoppers select which charity they want to receive funds with tokens given out at the tills.

Pos+Ability holds regular exercise and recovery sessions for stroke survivors at the Paradise Centre, in Ely.

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