And they smashed the target! At the moment, the total stands at over £1,600, including over 500 advent calendars, for children in Sunderland.
As Betty's a Breakfast presenter on Spark in Sunderland, she called on the help of many of the community radio stations' volunteers - including the Sunderland-based 14-year old singer / songwriter Tom 'Mouse' Smith, who presents Spark's Local Music Show, and performed live at independent to raise money - and Drive Time presenter Jonny Beattie, who had his chest and armpits waxed to raise money! Youch!
A great big thank you from Betty to the local & national businesses & partners who helped raise money for the Cash 4 Calendars campaign. Alan Patchett, Asiana Fusion Restaurant, Independent, Laura Hartland Adams, Lofthouse & Partners, Marks & Spencer, Martin & Co. Sunderland, Nanny G's Cafe, Pop Recs, Richard Reed Solicitors, the Sunderland Bid, ramarketing, Tequila Tequila, The Church Door, Tombola, T.U.S. Hair Design, the University of Sunderland, and Wilko.
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