Barry's Tenovus charity shop set to reopen this weekend
3:02pm Tuesday 13th August 2013 in News
A BARRY charity shop is set to reopen after a complete makeover this weekend.
Tenovus, Wales’ leading cancer charity, is set to reopen its Holton Road charity shop on Saturday, August 17, after a complete makeover that continues the introduction of their new design which has proved popular in communities across Wales.
The shop will be opened by Barry resident and dedicated Tenovus supporter, Mary Thomas. Mrs Thomas has been a part of the Barry Friends of Tenovus fundraising group for over 40 years.
The shop, located at 110 Holton Road where was Clinton Cards was previously based, will continue to sell donated clothes, books and bric-a-brac that Tenovus shops across Wales are renowned for. The charity are always looking for more donations to their shops, with each bag of donations providing vital income for them to carry on supporting cancer patients and their families right across Wales.
Natalie Kell, Area Manager for Mid and West Wales at Tenovus, said: “We’re so excited to be reopening to the Barry community, the new design looks great and we can’t wait for people to see it.
“With our fantastic looking new shop and our latest Sing with Us choir coming to Barry in September, we’re sure that the local community will be as supportive as they have been in recent years.”
The official opening will take place at 10am, with the new shop accepting donations of goods on the day.
Tenovus provides support services in the heart of the community. Their Freephone Cancer Support Line is open 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm, if you have worries about cancer, call one of their Cancer Support Advisors on 0808 808 1010 or visit their website to find out more, www.tenovus.org.uk.