Thanks for your kind donations

I am writing to thank your readers for supporting the Big Collection weekend at Tesco in North Devon (October 4-6).

With the help of teams of dedicated volunteers and the kind donations made by customers in Barnstaple and Bideford, we raised an incredible £1,400 for Diabetes UK.

We were overwhelmed with the number of people – 7,000 across the UK – who volunteered to help us collect donations and raise a staggering £370,687 nationally. The money is still coming in.

If you were one of the volunteers who enjoyed the day, or saw how much fun people in fancy dress and blue wigs had collecting donations, and you would like to get involved in other activities with Diabetes UK, we’d like to hear from you.

Some interesting opportunities include raising awareness of the condition, joining a voluntary group, and becoming a media volunteer.


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People interested in volunteering for Diabetes UK, can visit www.diabetes.org.uk/Get_involved/Volunteer or email volunteering@diabetes.org.uk.

Graham Cooper

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South West Regional Manager

Diabetes UK

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