Staff, customers and donors from the charity shop in Worksop
visited the retirement village recently for the event, organised by
shop manager Pauline Scott. She said that it was a great
opportunity for people to learn what the charity was all about.
"A lot of people donate to our shops but don't really know what
the charity does," she said. "The villages are amazing, they have
shops, libraries, restaurants, bars and all sorts of activities.
It's about giving older people an independent life and not writing
Before the show, there was a full tour of the Sheffield
retirement village, so that visitors could find out what they were
supporting. The money from ExtraCare's charity shops provides a
valuable support for the villages and schemes as it pays for
activities for the residents.
All of the models in the show were Brunswick Gardens residents,
and they showed off a range of casual wear, evening wear, and work
wear that has been stocked in the shop in Worksop.
Picture: Brunswick Gardens residents take to
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For further information, please contact:
Lucy Henson, ExtraCare's PR officer
0789 105 3062