Potters Bar supermarket backs Willow Foundation

A POPULAR Potters Bar supermarket has joined forces with one of Hertfordshire's largest charities in a year-long fundraising drive. Sainsbury's in Potters Bar has announced it will be supporting the Willow Foundation, based in Old Hatfield, as its charity

A POPULAR Potters Bar supermarket has joined forces with one of Hertfordshire's largest charities in a year-long fundraising drive.

Sainsbury's in Potters Bar has announced it will be supporting the Willow Foundation, based in Old Hatfield, as its charity of the year.

The Willow Foundation, founded by former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson and his wife Megs in memory of their daughter Anna, who died of cancer aged 31, organises special days out for 16 to 40-year-olds suffering from life-threatening illnesses.

The Darkes Lane store has pledged to organise several fundraising events over the next 12 months to help the foundation continue its work.


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Sainsbury's worker Emma Morgan said: "The Willow Foundation really stood out as a local charity that we could really benefit through volunteering and fundraising."

Store manager Glen Sharp said: "The hard work starts now, but I can definitely see our store building a strong relationship with the Willow Foundation and making a difference to their work.

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