Local charity hosts this Christmas fair

Coming up next weekend is the Homecall Charity Christmas Fair which gives shoppers access to a range of local charities at once.

The event is held in St Martha’s church hall in Little Common on Saturdaay December 12 from 10am-1pm.

Homecall’s scheme manager Leah Norman said: “Come and have some Christmas fun with us... The charities taking part include The British Heart foundation, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Diabetes UK, Canine Partners and of course Homecall.

Although Father Christmas is incredibly busy he has said he will be able to join us from 11am. Entrance is only 50p for adults, children are free.

Among the variety of stalls there will be a Luxury Christmas Hamper Raffle, Tombola, Bric a brak, Bacon sandwiches and refreshments, Cake stall, Guess the weight of the cake and many more.”

For tickets or further information contact Leah on 01424 717795 or email leah.homecall@gmail.com or find the charity on Facebook at www.facebook.com/homecallbexhill

Homecall is a home visiting scheme for the visually impaired in Bexhill and surrounding areas. Leah commented: “Homecall provides a free service, funded entirely by grants, legacies, donations and ongoing fundraising events.

As a registered charity our aim is to recruit, train and support volunteers who will visit blind and partially sighted people in their homes.

“Through this, as a team, we are able to enhance the quality of their lives and offer the much-appreciated support of someone who understands their sight loss.

“The opportunities to help are many and varied.”

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