TASTY treats have provided a feast of funds for charity, thanks to two Morpeth schoolgirls.
Sixteen-year-olds Rebecca Marsden and Jessica McKenzie, who attend King Edward VI School, organised a charity craft fair and coffee morning at Morpeth Methodist Church earlier this month.
Local shops and businesses gave more than 50 prizes for a raffle in support of the event, and Barclays Bank donated £750. As a result an incredible £1,602 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support and the Grafters Club, which helps children who have suffered burn injuries. Rebecca said: “We would just like to thank all the businesses for their generosity and all those who helped and attended on the day, without whom the event would not have been a success.”
The teenagers had already collected £1,135 for the two charities in a bag pack at the Alnwick Sainsbury’s’ store.