Cracking! Potters hops to Nelsons Journey and the James Paget Hospital to deliver eggs
When we heard that Nelsons Journey were requesting Easter Eggs for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Smiles House HQ, the team at Potters hopped to it and donated in the form of chocolate eggs to support them in ensuring that there was lots of eggs for families to find.
The Easter Bunny did a wonderful job of hiding all the eggs for the hunt, with hundreds of people attending and raising a grand total of £3,196.90. Money was raised from over 900 people taking part in the egg hunt, as well as from raffles, Easter themed arts and crafts, an Easter bonnet competition, and food and drink. All funds help support the charity’s direct work with Norfolk’s bereaved children and young people.
We caught up with Gena, corporate funding and marketing officer from Nelsons Journey, who said: “The money raised is just incredible, so please do thank all your staff so much from all of us at Nelsons Journey. Not only was it a great day of fundraising and family fun, but a lovely chance for the families we support to get together and remember their loved ones at what can be a difficult time of year.”
A big thank you to everyone who donated Easter Eggs to Nelsons Journey, and a special shout out to Wendy Theobold from groups, and Amy Norton from our marketing team, for volunteering at the event to help run the tombola.
Nelsons Journey supports children and young people up to their 18th birthday that have experienced the death of a significant person in their life, providing a range of support, appropriate for the needs of each child or young person. This may include one-to-one support and opportunities to meet others their age who have also experienced a bereavement. You can read more about what they do here.
Potters Easter bunny also did another drop-off of eggs to the James Paget University Hospital thanks to more eggs that were donated by the Potters team.