Every little helps as Daventry supermarket raises money

Tescos store on New Street.
Tescos store on New Street.

Staff working at the Tesco store in Daventry will be spreading Christmas cheer with some festive fundraising next week.

The event will take place on Monday, December 8 and will see people wearing festive dress and having taster tables.

The money raised will go towards Diabetes UK, the supermarket’s national charity partner.

Graham Larner, store manager at Daventry Tesco in New Street, said: “Our colleagues are looking forward to bringing some seasonal joy to the store.

“We hope our customers will get into the giving spirit to help us raise as much as we can for Diabetes UK.”

People are being encouraged to support Tesco colleagues as they climb 100,000 steps in store to Race to the North Pole to raise money for Diabetes UK.

The funds raised at the event will go towards the UK-wide £18 million fundraising target for Diabetes UK.

The charity is grateful for the help from the staff working at the Daventry branch of Tesco.

Paul Amadi, director of fundraising for Diabetes UK, said: “I am delighted that once again Tesco colleagues in Daventry are embracing the season of goodwill to raise funds for Diabetes UK.

“The money raised will help us offer support to the 3.8 million people with diabetes in the UK and help people at high risk of Type 2 diabetes reduce their risk of the condition.

“We are very grateful and I would encourage people in Daventry to come along on the day to show their support.”

Further information about the national charity partnership between Tesco and Diabetes UK can be found by visiting www.diabetes.org.uk/tesco.