During October our school was one of the beneficiaries of the “community matters” collection at Waitrose Beckenham.
Customers receive a token to place in a box of the good cause they would most like to support. The more tokens a cause gets, the bigger the donation they receive. Each month every Waitrose branch donates £1,000 (£500 in Convenience shops) between 3 local good causes that you choose. Our school received an incredible £600.
That generous amount paid for visits by Ranger Stu and Nick Spellman. They bought with them numerous creatures – owl, spiders, snake, skunk, chinchilla and the favourite of all – a meerkat. The young people are able to touch and stroke the animals. The shows were much enjoyed by everyone. Thank you Waitrose and your customers.