Charity souperday is most successful ever


A local charity hosted their most successful souperday ever at St John's church rooms on Thursday, 30th October.

Including some significant donations, Wilmslow Wells for Africa raised £1765 during the three hours they were open for business.

Four different flavours of soup were on offer, with the seasonal pumpkin and parsnip proving a favourite, and the cake stall proved as popular as ever with the whole tempting array of home-baked goodies soon selling out.

Helen Battilana, Chairman of Wilmslow Wells, said "Many thanks to everyone who supported the event – it has brought us closer to our target of reaching one million pounds raised, starting when the charity was founded 30 years ago. With the continued support of our generous community, we expect to top that sum during 2015!

"That means that even more African villagers will finally gain access to clean water, drastically reducing the many diseases which come from their contaminated sources."

Wilmslow Wells raises funds to enable well drilling and more recently rain harvesting projects. Over 99% of the funds raised have been spent on projects in Africa.

For more information visit the Wilmslow Wells for Africa website.

Souperday, Wilmslow Wells