Fayre success at Kathleen Chambers House

Eyes on the prize as the raffle draw is made.

Eyes on the prize as the raffle draw is made.

First published in Burnham

RESIDENTS at the RNIB’s Kathleen Chambers House in Burnham have splashed out on a selection of festive gifts and bid for dozens of fantastic auction prizes at their annual Christmas Fayre.

Stalls selling a host of handmade crafts, knitwear, cards and jewellery were available at the home for blind and partially-sighted older people.

There was also a silent auction with an assortment of lavish lots up for grabs, including an iPad, a weekend break for two at a Jurys Inn hotel and golf lessons at Burnham and Berrow Golf Club.

Members of fund-raising organisation Moose International were on hand to help out during the event, which raised more than £1,060 for residents.

Sue Watts, from the home, said: “It was a lovely day.

“The auction was certainly the highlight because it generated a lot of interest and a lot of money to be spent on treating the residents.”

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