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Penarth Town Council funding helps raise £2,000 for Velindre Cancer Centre


A grant towards Soroptimists Barry and District Easter Chicks Project has helped raise £2,000 for Velindre Cancer Centre.

The grant of £230 was presented to the group by Penarth Town Council in December 2020, allowing volunteers from the group to knit Easter chicks and fill them with chocolate eggs in order to raise funds.

The grant helped towards the costs of purchasing eggs, packaging and labels for the projects.

Now, Penarth Town Council has shared its delight to hear that £2,000 has been raised for Velindre Cancer centre off the back of the project.

Soroptimist International Barry and District is part of a global volunteer movement with members working together to transform the lives of women and girls. They are committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.

If you would like to find out more about them, their values and how to join, you can visit their website here.

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