Young police cadets raise money for Help for Heroes

Youngsters raise money for Help for Heroes in Wimbledon

Youngsters raise money for Help for Heroes in Wimbledon

First published in News Wimbledon Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Chief reporter

Young police cadets gave up their weekends to raise more than £1,000 for Help for Heroes.

Adult volunteers joined ten youngsters from the Volunteer Police Cadets to collect donations at Debenhams in Centre Court Shopping Centre in Wimbledon.

About £1,200 was raised by dedicated youngsters, who accepted donations, sold wristbands, badges and other items.

One of the cadets, 14-year-old Jade Cavanagh said: "I have really enjoyed helping the team for such a great cause, and welcoming local shoppers."

Holly Dugard, also 14, said: "Help for Heroes does so much good work.

"Merton Cadets are proud to have supported this event."

The fundraiser took place on Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2 as part of a national partnership between Debenhams and Help for Heroes.


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