Peterborough's Sainsbury's staff to the rescue for cats

A year of fundraising at the Sainsbury's store in Oxney Road saw almost £9,000 being collected for Peterborough Cats Rescue group.

Sunday, 13th August 2017, 2:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 10:56 am

PCR was nominated by customers at the store as the charity of the year for 2016/17.

Collection buckets were placed at the checkouts throughout the year, and regular in-store tombolas were held.

When the fundraising was over, store manager Karl Cunningham presented a cheque for £8,783.99 to the team from PCR.

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A PCR spokesman said: “Sadly we were unsuccessful in our bid to renew for 2017/18, but we had a great time working with Sainsbury’s staff. We’d like to thank them for all their time and effort.”

The store’s new charity is Macmillan Cancer Support.