Greenfingers prospers at Glee

The Greenfingers charity has received record-breaking donations at the Glee trade show.

Woodlodge donate to Greenfingers
Woodlodge donate to Greenfingers
This year’s Glee saw record breaking donations to Greenfingers as exhibitors donated hundreds of
stunning products to the charity.
As well as stock from Bord na Mona and the New Product Zone,  donations from Cadix. Woodlodge, The Solar Centre, Ivyline and many others who contributed to the Retail Lab helped to make-up the five vans of stock which will be up-sold by Hillview Garden Centres, to raise money for the charity that creates therapeutic gardens for children and their families who spend time in hospices across the UK. Woodlodge is also launching a new pot to raise money for the charity.
Fundraising head Linda Petrons said: "On behalf of everyone at Greenfingers Charity I'd like to say a huge thank you to Glee for their overwhelming generosity this year. The much loved Woodlodge fire pit of booze was raffled at the exhibition raising a huge £550 and donations received at the end of the three-day event will go on to raise many hundreds of pounds in the weeks ahead.
"I'd also like to say a very special thank you to the HTA and Boyd Douglas Davies and his fantastic
team from Hillview Garden Centres for working so hard, late into the evening on Wednesday and
Thursday to ensure all donations were securely packed into the waiting vans for onward delivery."
Garden Re-Leaf Day, whuch raises money for Greenfingers, is ion 16 March 2018.

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