On Friday 2nd June, Havens Hospices launched their Swashbuckling Summer with a Treasure Hunt at The Victoria Shopping Centre.
Children were invited to join Captain Jack and his motley crew made up of the Havens Hospices Helping Hands to find clues hidden throughout the centre and find the hidden word to claim their prize!
Lorraine Jibb, Chairperson of the Helping Hands said,
“The Havens Hospices Helping Hands were created last year by me and some like-minded volunteers who wanted to get out in the community to help raise awareness and funds for the hospices. We often represent the charity at community events and festivals, we also organise our own events on behalf of Havens Hospices.
“When we were told about the treasure hunt we didn’t hesitate in getting involved. It was a brilliant day for all the family and we very much enjoyed spending the day with Captain Jack and the shoppers in The Victoria Shopping Centre for the day.
“I’d like to thank Gina and her team at The Victoria Shopping Centre, Captain Jack and he wonderful Helping Hands and Havens Hospices’ volunteers who helped us throughout the day. Most importantly I’d like to thank everyone who visited our stand and took part in the treasure hunt, you’re participation really is helping Havens Hospices continue ‘Making every day count’ for adults and children with life-limiting illnesses and their families for as long as needed.”
Emily Tucker, Community Engagement Officer said
“The Helping Hands are invaluable to Havens Hospices, their dedication, hard work and passion for the hospices mean that we are able to engage with a wider audience as they are able to represent us at events that we may not otherwise be able to get to. I’d like to thank Lorraine and her team for their continued dedication and support to Havens Hospices. I’d also like to thank The Victoria Shopping Centre for letting us hold the event there and for their help throughout the day and also their continued support for the charity.”
To find out more about the care provided by Havens Hospices and how you can support the charity please contact the Fundraising Team on 01702 220305 or visit www.havenshospices.org.uk/fundraising