Anglia Co-operative in Littleport launches Token of Support campaign for two worthy East Cambs causes

Store relief manager Ian Chapman and colleague Vicki Bullock urge you to use your token of support t

Store relief manager Ian Chapman and colleague Vicki Bullock urge you to use your token of support to help the Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund or the Goslings Pre-School by dropping it in one of the special in-store containers. - Credit: Archant

TODAY we help to give a boost to two worthy local causes.

We’re launching a community fund-raising campaign in support of the Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund and the Goslings Pre-School at Ely’s Lantern Primary School.

The Anglia Co-operative foodstore in Wisbech Road, Littleport, has £450 to share out through its Token of Support – and you can help decide who gets what.

Every time you shop at the store until Sunday, August 18, you will be given a special green token. Place it in the collecting container for the cause you wish to support – and the one receiving the most tokens at the end of the six-week campaign will pick up a cool £300. The other will be £150 richer.

Store manager Chris Wright said: “Your tokens will help decide how the money is shared.

“The memorial fund is aiming to raise £100,000 for the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity in memory of Lisa Barnes, who died from cancer in 2010. Goslings has been providing pre-school fun for children since 2005 in the community rooms at Lantern Primary School.

“Our campaign gives the community the chance to say ‘thank you’ to these causes – so give them a token of your support!”

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Token of Support replaces Anglia Co-operative’s Pick Up A Penny community fund-raiser, which generated thousands of pounds for causes across its business area over the years.

As a thank you for taking part in Token of Support, you can save £6 when you next spend £40 at the Wisbech Road, Littleport, store by using the special coupon in the July 11 edition of the Ely Standard.

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