Optical assistant walks 100 miles to raise hundreds for charity

Katie Jolly during her epic trek

Katie Jolly during her epic trek - Credit: Archant

AN OPTICAL assistant took part in an epic 100-mile trek to raise more than £500 for charity.

Katie Jolly at the finish line

Katie Jolly at the finish line - Credit: Archant

Katie Jolly, from Specsavers, Market Place, Wisbech, joined a group of walkers for the week-long trek from Bournemouth to Exeter in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, who provide care and support to children with life-threatening conditions and their families across Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.

She said: “I really enjoyed the challenge of the trek and enjoyed raising money for such a worthwhile cause.”

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices fundraiser Mark Loades says: “The generous pledge will help us to continue our work and provide care and support to families of children who have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses.”

You can still donate by calling 01945 428 810 or visit www.specsavers.co.uk/wisbech.

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