Shrewsbury Golfers Chip in £5,000 for Charity
Golfers from Shrewsbury Golf Club chipped in more than £5,000 for two Shropshire charities in a range of events held over the past year.
Club captains’ staged a special charity day auction, fashion show, raffles and a “jar on the bar,” to raise a total of £5,378.
Shropshire Mental Health Support and Axis Counselling for sexual trauma share the proceeds for their charities based in Shrewsbury.
Men’s Captain Ade Price praised members at the Condover club for their generosity to both well deserving charities which did magnificent work throughout the county to help people in need.
“Both charities received £2,639 which is a great effort from members considering the cost of living crisis. People have been very generous.”
Ladies captain Mary Saull said that the money raised would go towards a newly bought Wellbeing vehicle at the mental health support HQ at Holywell St, near Shrewsbury Abbey.
Axis Counselling is a specialist charity in Shrewsbury town centre providing therapeutic and practical support for survivors and their families who have experienced any type of sexual trauma.
Shropshire Mental Health Support runs a 24 hour support phone service, overnight mental health support, cafe, craft room and a lounge to relax.