Models relaunch children’s hospice shop in Barking

13:40 05 April 2012

Beauties: The models relaunch the shop in Barking

Beauties: The models relaunch the shop in Barking

Archant

Three top models have joined forces to unveil a revamped shop that raises funds for terminally-ill children.

The beauties dazzled with their looks as they relaunched the Richard House children’s hospice shop with pampered two-year-old Ishmael Belmony and his nurse in Longbridge Road, Barking.

Haley Mac, aka Miss Commonwealth International, said: “In times like these, charity shops are a great place to pick up a bargain.

“And knowing you’re helping such an amazing place as Richard House makes your purchase even more special.”

Haley was joined by Sasha Wright, Miss Teen Essex, and Sydney Fennings, Miss Essex Galaxy, for the ribbon cutting ceremony on March 30.

The Richard House store sells books, electronics and furniture to fund care for children with complex and life threatening conditions.

The Newham hospice where they are treated needs more than £3million of donations each year to treat children.

The shop underwent an expensive makeover with new frosted glass designs.

Richard House head of retail, Mark O’Brien, said: “It has done all of us proud in the past and, hopefully, this makeover will do all of us proud again in the future.”

* The store is open from 10am to 4.30pm Monday to Saturday. For more information on the hospice, call 020 7540 0200/0220.

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest London news

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Thet Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, France. There will be a 24-hour alcohol ban during the tournament. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Up to 500,000 British football fans - many from London - are expected to travel to France for Euro 2016, police have said as they warned that around a quarter of a million do not have tickets.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Read more
Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Read more

Latest Tech News

Transport