Paula Lochrie hosted a Pampered Chef evening at her Oxfordshire home and raised an incredible £445+ for the Happy House, write Elizabeth Gomm.
Paula's mum and dad, Brenda and John Groves, who sponsor Happy House toddler Charity and SDA secondary pupil, Joy.
They have long been friends and supporters of Children of Watamu and have done so much to raise moneuy and awareness, as well as helping practically by volunteering at the Happy House. Granddaughters Chloe and Lucy have also been to help us.
The Happy House sends a huge thank you to Paula, Brenda, and all their friends who made this latest fundraiser such a tremendous success. Paula is pictured (second left) with some of her friends who attended the evening.
Brenda and John set off for the Happy House next week and have so much to take with them that is needed by our kids - including two travel cots. We so appreciate all they do and the way in which their whole family has become involved.
Tomorrow (Friday) we have a Chinese Banquet at the Ocean Palace, Talbot Road, Blackpool, 7pm for 7.30pm, with proceeds rto the Happy House. Tickets are £16. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to come.
Also tomorrow, in Belbeggie, Perthshire, Agnes and Brian Crighton, who sponsor baby Harry, are holding a Donkey Derby night at the Macdonald Arms, Belbeggie. It starts at 7.30pm and everyone is welcome!