Charity News 2013
Thanks to your help in 2013 we raised a grand total of £1085.81 (plus gift aid) for charity!
In May we sold our old, disused dental crowns and bridges for scrap metal, raising £60.00 which we donated to Big C – Norfolk & Waveney’s Own Cancer Charity. For more information on the vital work that Big C provide in our area, please click on the following link www.big-c.co.uk
Also in May some members of the Priory Dental Care team entered the Downham Market Lions Club Mega Quiz winning first prize of £200.00, which we donated to Scotty’s Little Soldiers. For more information on the work that Scotty’s Little Soldiers provide, please click on the following link www.scottyslittlesoldiers.co.uk
In August the Priory Dental Care team donned their ‘Superhero’ outfits and completed a 5km walk around Downham Market raising £682.43 (plus gift aid) for the Downham Market & District Macmillan Cancer Support. For further information about how Macmillan Cancer Support improve the lives of people affected by cancer, please click the following link www.macmillan.org.uk
And throughout the year we raised £143.38 for Dentaid by patients kindly giving their loose change, or donating 20p for toothpaste samples, to the collection box in reception. For further information on the valuable work that Dentaid provide, improving the oral health within the developing world, please click the following link www.dentaid.org
We also regularly donate our used printer cartridges to Tommy’s, the baby charity, for recycling. For further information about how Tommy’s fund research to save babies lives, please click on the following link www.tommys.org
As ever, the Priory Dental Care team will continue with our fundraising efforts in 2014 and we will keep you updated with all forthcoming charity events.