Clitheroe Tesco store hands out charity cash

Olivia Edwardson and Kendall Kelly from Clitheroe Youth Forum and Elizabeth Smith and Brenda Wise from The Salvation Army in Clitheroe are all smiles. (S)
Olivia Edwardson and Kendall Kelly from Clitheroe Youth Forum and Elizabeth Smith and Brenda Wise from The Salvation Army in Clitheroe are all smiles. (S)

Two Clitheroe organisations have plenty to cheer about this Christmas after being selected to share a £1,500 community donation from the town’s Tesco store. The Salvation Army and Clitheroe Youth Forum each received a £750 cheque.

The groups were nominated to receive the donations by local residents and customers Duck Street store as part of the Tesco Helping Hand initiative. Staff and store manager Daniel Berrisford said: “We are delighted to be able to support two such worthy causes.”

Clitheroe Youth Forum plan to use the donation towards their Pony Care Project and to help fund some outdoor activities.Chairman Mel Diack said: “We are so grateful to Tesco Clitheroe customers for nominating us to receive such a generous donation.”

The Salvation Army Aux. Capt. Elizabeth Smith said: ““The money donated will be used to support a range of projects to help the Clitheroe community.”

Pictured are (from left) Olivia Edwardson and Kendall Kelly from Clitheroe Youth Forum and Elizabeth Smith and Brenda Wise from The Salvation Army in Clitheroe.