Cashing in on Christmas for PATCH

Cashing in on Christmas for PATCH

JOLLY HOLIDAYS: Barclays staff pictured with Father Christmas last week. (3079407)

JOLLY HOLIDAYS: Barclays staff pictured with Father Christmas last week. (3079411)

First published in News

STAFF at Barclays in Milford Haven welcomed local children to a community Christmas party in-branch recently.

Children were entertained by the staff with face painting, Christmas card-making, colouring competitions, pin the nose on Rudolph, lucky dips and a visit to Father Christmas' festive grotto.

The three winners of the colouring competition were Toby Sturley from St Francis School, Millie Hagan fromMeads after-school club and Ella Rose Barrett from Hakin school.

The event was a great success and branch manager Julia Brady thanked all her staff, customers, local businesses, local primary schools and Father Christmas for supporting the event and making it a real community affair.

"Everyone came together to spread some Christmas cheer and most importantly support a very worthy local charity," said Julia.

The event raised more than £350 for poverty relief charity Pembrokeshire Action To Combat Hardship (PATCH), and also helped raise awareness of the work PATCH does within Pembrokeshire.

Barclays Milford Haven is now a drop-off point for donations for PATCH, and food parcels have already been flooding in.

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