Hemel Hempstead shops organise charity raffle to support the NHS
Bladez Barbers and Stoneycroft shops are raising money for NHS Charities Together
Stoneycroft shops and Bladez Barbers are raising money for NHS Charities Together through a charity raffle.
Andrew Cameron, manager of Bladez Barbers in Warners End, wanted to do something to give back to the NHS staff who have been working on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic, he spoke to the other businesses and they all wanted to support the idea.
The raffle, which is £1.50 a ticket, will run until August 22, and tickets can be bought in the shops or through the Just Giving page.
He said: "I asked the shops around us, to come together, and offer something to the community to help towards raising money.
"We have some fantastic gifts from ourselves and the local community up for grabs.
"We hope, that this will be successful in raising money for the real heroes that are the NHS."
Prizes in the raffle include:
- M&S butchers is offering a £30 voucher
- Nails by Candy is offering a service
- Sun Junkies is offering a £20 voucher
- Jordan's hardware and DIY, is offering a gift
- Balloons 4ur Occasions is offering a voucher towards a display
- Bladez Barbers is offering one hair cut per month for a year.
Andrew added: "When you donate on Just Giving, the thank you message directs you to leave a message on our Facebook page, so we can link your donation with your raffle ticket and gives us a way to contact you in case you win!
"If you share our Just Giving link and purchase at least one ticket you get a free entry, limited to 1 per person."
The winner of the raffle will be picked during a Facebook Live video.
To buy a raffle ticket visit: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bladez-barbers.