1 Aug 2018

Corsham residents raise more than £300 for Dorothy House

GreenSquare residents living at Jargeau Court in Corsham have raised more than £300 for charity by hosting a coffee morning at the scheme. 

The coffee morning was organised by resident Mrs June Witt (pictured third from right), who has lived at Jargeau Court for the past 28 years. Mrs Witt ran a stall with jewellery and knitted toys, that she'd made herself, and there was also a tea, coffee and cake stall and a raffle.

Mrs Witt's two daughters, Pamela and Susanne, also lent a hand, along with some other Jargeau Court residents. Susanne's partner, Giuliano Carosi, is an author and was selling his book Corsham Revealed – he very kindly donated an additional £5 for each book that he sold.

In total, the coffee morning raised £328.80, which is being donated to Dorothy House Hospice Care. Mrs Witt said: "My daughter Pamela is on the fundraising committee for Dorothy House, which is why we decided to raise money for them. They provide such incredible care and support for people in our community with a life-limiting illness, so we were delighted to have raised such a good amount. 

"I'd like to say thank you to everyone who helped out, and thank you to everyone who attended the coffee morning and donated so generously."