Welwyn Garden City business raises hundreds for children’s charity

Welwyn Garden City Johnson's Dry Cleaners staff with the cheque. Picture: Supplied.

Welwyn Garden City Johnson's Dry Cleaners staff with the cheque. Picture: Supplied.

Johnson's Dry Cleaners

A Welwyn Garden City dry cleaners has raised hundreds to support adopted children after the town’s businesses worked together to create a raffle.

Welwyn Garden City Johnson's Dry Cleaners staff. Picture: Johnson's Dry Cleaners.Welwyn Garden City Johnson's Dry Cleaners staff. Picture: Johnson's Dry Cleaners.

Johnsons Dry Cleaners, of Fretherne Road, hosted the raffle to support the Alex Timpson Trust which supports families with adopted and fostered children.

A total of £915.64 was raised in just five days.

Many businesses in the town donated prizes including an Amazon Fire Kindle, a kid’s light up scooter, Wembley Stadium tour, Doctors Tonic meal for two, Cafe Trio breakfast for two, four Roller City tickets, £45 to spend at Ashley Charles, £10 in Spectrum Hair, Cadbury’s World family ticket, Snappy Snaps photo frame, a voucher for Elleys Spa, and a signed photo display of Anthony Joshua, donated by Famous Memrobelia in the Galleria.

Leanne McGroarty, of Johnson’s Dry Cleaners, said: “We would like to say a massive thank you to all the local businesses who donated prizes and the people of the community that supported us and helped us to raise over £900 for The Alex Timpson Trust.

Welwyn Garden City Johnson's Dry Cleaners staff. Picture: Johnson's Dry Cleaners.Welwyn Garden City Johnson's Dry Cleaners staff. Picture: Johnson's Dry Cleaners.

“It was so good to see all the local businesses come together and help make a difference to the families of fostered and adopted children.”


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