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Norwich supermarket helps charities raise money

PUBLISHED: 10:54 21 September 2017

Beat, Norwich representatives coin collecting and raising awareness of their charity at Sainsbury’s, Pound Lane over the charity weekend.  Picture: Linda Andrews

Beat, Norwich representatives coin collecting and raising awareness of their charity at Sainsbury’s, Pound Lane over the charity weekend. Picture: Linda Andrews

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Volunteers at a Norwich supermarket have raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

Sainsbury’s, in Pound Lane has raised the money for three different causes.

Volunteers from The Salvation Army, Beat - Norwich and the Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind were in store coin collecting during the store’s charitable weekend at the start of September to help raise funds.

The Salvation Army raised £381 and the Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind raised £100.

Beat, who are the store’s current charity partner raised another £121.45, bringing the total amount raised since August to £748.51

Jason Symonds, Store Manager at Sainsbury’s Pound Lane, said: “We really enjoyed welcoming all of the volunteers into the store over the weekend and we hope our support will really make a difference to each of the charities.”

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