Charity Gardens Day raises over £19,000

Local charity Wilmslow Wells in Africa ran one of the major fundraisers on Saturday, 25th June, and it proved to be another very successful event fro them.

Visitors to the Gardens Day enjoyed exploring the 19 beautiful, along with the sunny weather, and raised an impressive £19,400.

David Cash, Chair WWFA said "I am delighted that so many people were out enjoying the beautiful and varied gardens which opened for Gardens Day. Wherever you went, there was a great atmosphere. By raising nearly £19,500, several more projects will now get the go-ahead, bringing either fresh water or sanitation to remote African communities. All of us at Wilmslow Wells would like to thank the many people who supported the event and made it such a success."

The charity was founded in the 1980s by a Wilmslow resident. Its purpose is to bring clean water and sanitation to improve the lives of remote African communities. They have raised over £1.5 million and funded more than 320 separate projects in 21 different African countries.

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