Citizens Advice in East Dorset & Purbeck is holding a spooktacular family fun day to raise funds for their service, whilst creating awareness of how they help the local community.
The halloween-themed family fun day will take place on Sunday 29th October, 10am-2pm at the Quaterjack Hall, at the Allendale Centre, Wimborne. It’s free entry, where there will be children’s games, activities and crafts for everyone to enjoy, including:
- Design a poster competition, with the winning poster used to display at the Wimborne office
- Raffle – with local businesses donating prizes (see below)
- Children’s games (50p charge)
- Free halloween fancy dress up box
- Free crafts
- Cake stall
- Refreshments (small donation)
The raffle prizes include Farmer Palmer’s Family Ticket; RockReef Bournemouth Pier Family Ticket; Guildhall Tavern, three course meal for two; Hall & Woodhouse £20 voucher; Nusara Thai Wimborne £30 voucher; Piccolo Mondo Wimborne £15 voucher; Gullivers Bookshop Wimborne £15 voucher; East Street Deli £10 voucher; Salamander Cook Shop £10 voucher; Tivoli Theatre two cinema tickets; Haskins Ferndown children’s puzzle hamper.
Katrina Ford, Business Development Manager, Citizens Advice in East Dorset & Purbeck said: “We wanted to hold a local event where families can come along for an hour or so and have some fun. At the same time, we also want to create awareness of what we do and the help that we can provide.”
Katrina continues: “We are an independent charity and rely on grants and donations to fund our service. As we enter into the winter months, unfortunately, more people will come to us for help and we want to be able to continue to provide that support. All donations, small or large are very welcome!”
Raffle tickets are £1 each or £5 for a book of tickets. Tickets can be bought at the event or in advance by emailing [email protected]
Citizens Advice in East Dorset & Purbeck is able to offer free advice and support on a range of different issues include, debt, benefits, energy, employment and housing. To speak to an Adviser, call the Dorset Adviceline on 0800 144 8848 or visit www.edpcitizensadvice.org.uk
For more information contact: Sian Smith, Comms Officer, [email protected]
About Citizens Advice in East Dorset and Purbeck
Citizens Advice in East Dorset and Purbeck have offices in Wareham and Wimborne with outreach clinics throughout East Dorset and Purbeck.
We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities to enable them to find a way forward whatever problems they face. We value diversity, promote equality, challenge discrimination wherever we see it and aim to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives. Visit www.edpcitizensadvice.org.uk for more information.
Citizens Advice in East Dorset and Purbeck is a registered charity, charity number: 1068414