Toll Gavel was given a treat on Christmas Eve by a group of carol singers who were singing to raise money for Hull Samaritans. The group was organised by Dodi Beardshaw and comprised family members and friends. From 11.00 am to 1.00 pm they raised £677.00.
A group of listening volunteers from Hull Samaritans sang carols on Toll Gavel on Sunday 3rd December and raised an incredible £455.02 for the branch.
The Samaritans have expressed their thanks to shoppers in the East Yorkshire Market Town, Beverley after they raised over £600.
The Samaritans’ purpose is to be there for people struggling to cope in times of crisis. Given the current pressures, millions are facing they say it is as vital as ever.
Eight Samaritans cyclists stopped off at the Hull Samaritans branch and in Beverley during their 350-mile cycle from London to York.
The ‘Heritage’ cycle aims to raise awareness of the work Samaritans do as well as to raise money for the charity.
Over 20 carol singers collected an amazing £694.00 in Beverley on Sunday 5 December for Hull Samaritans. The carol singers sang a variety of carols and Christmas songs on Beverley Toll Gavel for over 3 hours.
“The response was amazing,” said Samaritans Director Rob Carlisle, “We can’t believe the generosity of people donating so much money.”
Hull Samaritans say they are overwhelmed with the generosity shown by shoppers in Beverley. The comments come after the group raised almost £800 in donations on Christmas Eve.
This was the second time the Hull Samaritans had fundraised in the town centre over the festive period.
Hull Samaritans would like to thank everyone who supported them and made a donation when fundraising in Beverley.
In all the charity raised over £800 which will be used to fund their work which they undertake in the area. Money raised by the charity was almost £200 more than the previous year.
Hull Samaritans have expressed their gratitude to shoppers in Beverley after they raised over £600 in donations.
Organised by Anthony Rheinberg, the Hull Samaritans were in Beverley on 2 December and were delighted with the donations received.
The Samaritans will be in Beverley this Sunday as they look to bring some festive cheer to town while raising money to help fund their work.
While Christmas for many is a happy time, the charity say that for some it can prove to be very lonely period for many people.
Hull Samaritans were named the Beverley Building Society Charity of the Month for November after being voted by members visiting the branch.