The Mercury raises more than £2,800 for charities with Santa's Grotto and gift donations
A big thank you to all of our lovely customers who helped raise
this amount via the grotto and the gift wrapping throughout the Christmas
Throughout 2019 together we raised more than £16,000 for local
Thank you for all your help supporting these worthwhile causes.
Mercury Shopping Centre raises more than £2,800 for charities with Santa's Grotto and gift donations
A series of
fundraising events at the Mercury saw the Romford shopping centre raise
thousands of pounds for Havering charities.
The oldest Santa's Grotto in the borough at the Mercury Shopping
Centre helped raise £2,000 for Saint Francis Hospice in Havering-atte-Bower and
the Hornchurch disability and special needs charity, First Step.
charity wrapping week saw shoppers dig deep in their pockets in exchange for
their festive purchases to be gift wrapped.
The event raised £500 for SSAFA the armed
forces charity, London City Mission Bethel Food Bank, Blesma, Tommy's and Saint
Centre manager Spencer Hawken said: We're so grateful to our
shoppers for their generosity and support during the busy Christmas period,
proving, once again, just how generous our shoppers can be."
donated 400 presents for the charity, Women's Aid Havering.