Community raises thousands of pounds at a charity dinner

PUBLISHED: 17:00 06 August 2019

Yeo Valley's HQ welcomed 90 guests

Yeo Valley's HQ welcomed 90 guests


A community group raised £4,300 at its inaugural fundraising feast.

Charity fundraiser had 90 guestsCharity fundraiser had 90 guests

Churchill Preschool held a charity dinner, which saw 90 guests enjoy a high-quality meal at Yeo Valley's headquarters in Blagdon.

The dairy company provided a three-course meal and stylishly decorated the venue for the event.

There was a fashion show, a charity frock shop and market stalls for guests to browse on the night.

Churchill Preschool is a non-profit organisation and a registered charity - and the cash raised will doubtless provide the group with a handy boost.

Charity fundraiser had 90 guestsCharity fundraiser had 90 guests

The preschool's chairman, Fran Yandell, said: "This was the first time we'd hosted a fundraising event on such scale.

"We're so grateful to Yeo Valley for giving us this opportunity because there's no way we could have made it such a success without its support.

"Everyone had a great time, our stalls were busy all night, the food was delicious and the sun decided to make a welcome and long-overdue appearance."

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