Specsavers Armthorpe raises money for Oxygen for India appeal

STAFF at Specsavers in Armthorpe, Doncaster have donated funds to help ensure vital oxygen supplies are available to those who need it in India.

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 12:27 pm

Specsavers stores throughout the UK have rallied together as a response to the ongoing Covid crisis and to show support for the Oxygen for India appeal.

In total, Specsavers has raised £210,000, with store partners coming together to raise £150,000.

Locally, the store donated £250, and the group contributed a further £60,000 to the cause.

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Members of staff at Specsavers Armthorpe have raised money for Oxygen for India appeal. Staff members Eleanor Blanshard, Optical Assistant, Jennifer Long, Director/Optometrist, Melanie Fletcher, Optical Assistant, Keely Warner, Optometrist, Jacqui Mead, Supervisor and Rachael Yeo, Admin Assistant,

Paul Marshall, Specsavers Managing Director, says: ‘This money will be provided to two charities both actively involved in supporting this appeal – the British Asian Trust’s Oxygen for India emergency appeal and The Hope Foundation charity which our Irish Partners have close links with and will support.

‘These incredible sums raised will be put to work supporting the appeal and helping India in its hour of need.

‘I am enormously proud of how quickly and passionately our store partners have responded. It is a testament to the care and compassion that Specsavers and is globally recognised for.’

Staff at the Armthorpe branch of specsavers have helped to donate more than £250 to the oxygen for India appeal this month, joining forces with the wider group which has raised more than £210k.

Members of staff at Specsavers Armthorpe have raised money for Oxygen for India appeal. Staff members Eleanor Blanshard, Optical Assistant, Jennifer Long, Director/Optometrist, Melanie Fletcher, Optical Assistant, Keely Warner, Optometrist, Jacqui Mead, Supervisor and Rachael Yeo, Admin Assistant,

To donate to the appeal or to book an appointment at Specsavers, please visit: Specsavers

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