Supermarket raises money for charity in Stevenage

Members from Sainsbury's and Stevenage Haven

Members from Sainsbury's and Stevenage Haven - Credit: Archant

A SUPERMARKET has handed over a cheque for more than £1700 after a series of fundraising events for its charity of the year.

Staff at Sainsbury’s Coreys Mill store in Stevenage made the donation to Stevenage Haven, a hostel which provides emergency accommodation in the Old Town for homeless people.

The majority of money was raised from a sponsored sleepout, when members of staff at the story spent 10 hours sleeping outside in December, with temperatures reaching -2 degrees Celsius.

Other activities included a teddy competition, baking sales and customer donation bucket collections.

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