Call goes out for diabetes fundraisers

DIABETES UK is looking for volunteers in Wiltshire to support a collection weekend at their local Tesco store.

The Big Collection weekend will take place in Tesco supermarkets on June 13, 14 and 15 and aims to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for Diabetes UK.

Volunteers can select morning or afternoon sessions running from 9am until 6pm, on 13 and 14 June, and 10am until 4pm, on 15 June.

Diabetes UK south west regional manager Phaedra Perrysaid: “We are looking for enthusiastic and approachable volunteers in Wiltshire with a desire to help raise lots of money for a fantastic cause.

“The weekend takes place at the end of Diabetes Week and it is a great way to inform customers about diabetes while raising money for Diabetes UK.

“We are proud that nine out of 10 people who volunteered for the Big Collection weekend last year said they would volunteer again, which means they really must have enjoyed it. We look forward to another fun weekend in June.”

The money raised will go towards supporting the 3.8 million people with diabetes in the UK People interested in volunteering should contact south.west@diabetes.org.uk or email BigCollection@ diabetes.org.uk.

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