One Great Day 1st June 2017

Date Posted:26/05/2017

Yate Shopping Centre is one of 140 shopping centres across the UK taking part in ‘One Great Day’on 1st June 2017.

One Great Dayis a series of family and community charity events being held throughout the month of June to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity, and other locally based children’s health charities. Participating shopping centres will provide a special family fun day for local communities across the UK, whilst raising money for a number of great causes.

One Great Daywas established in 2014 and has so far raised over £250,000 for 93 different children’s charities along with Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity. One Great Day now covers over 46 million square feet of retail space across the United Kingdom, from Folkestone to Aberdeen and nearly everywhere in-between!

Yate Shopping Centre will be raising money for the local Jessie May children’s charity as well as Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.  Jessie May is a Children's Hospice at Home service caring for local terminally ill children, providing vital respite care, emotional support, end of life care, and bereavement support alongside family events that help create treasured memories                                                                            

On One Great Day the Shopping Centre is laying on a day of festive activities including a steel and duo; face painting; craft workshops; glitter and ink tattoo sessions; and the chance to meet your superheros.

Tracy King, Marketing Manager of Yate Shopping Centre, commented:

“We are absolutely delighted to be a part of One Great Day. Hosting an event like this gives us the chance to give something back to support the wonderful work of Jessie May and Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity which supports patients and families from across the UK.”

One Great Day is about community engagement and raising money for a number of great causes, but it is also a fantastic opportunity for families in the area to get together and enjoy a fun day out whilst spending quality time together.”

Michal Noe, Trustee of One Great Day, said: “We are thrilled to have Yate Shopping Centre as one of 140 shopping centres taking part this year. This is the largest One Great Day yet, and we are proud that One Great Day is helping so many children’s health charities across the country.”




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