Welwyn Garden City charity celebrates 60 years with shoppers' raffle

PUBLISHED: 14:13 22 November 2018 | UPDATED: 14:13 22 November 2018

The Howard Centre. Picture: DANNY LOO

The Howard Centre. Picture: DANNY LOO

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Herts Action on Disability (HAD) is holding an awareness day and raffle in Welwyn Garden City to reach its anniversary fundraising goal.

A mini like this will be on display at the Howard Centre. Picture: suppliedA mini like this will be on display at the Howard Centre. Picture: supplied

On Friday November 30 and Saturday December 1, Howard Centre shoppers can chance their hand at winning bumper raffle prizes in aid of HAD.

Over the two days, HAD will hold a special awareness event alongside the raffle in association with their long-term partner, Stevenage’s Specialist Cars.

The raffle prizes include a 40-inch TV, a Christmas hamper, and a test drive of a Mini Countryman.

The car itself will be parked filled with balloons in the shopping centre’s main atrium, where shoppers can have a go at guessing the number of balloons.

HAD is a charity enabling older and disabled people to lead an independent life.

The charity is celebrating 60 years this year, and have a goal of raising £60,000 to celebrate and continue their activities across Hertfordshire.

Their equipment centre provides a range of mobility products and advice, while their driving centre provides adaptation and driving ability assessments, and scooter assessments.

For more information on HAD visit www.hadnet.org.uk or call 01707 324581.

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