Pub pours efforts into Helping Others

Emily Collins
June 13, 2022

A Goole pub has made a generous cash donation to a worthy cause chosen by customers.

The Steam Packet donated £205.80 to Helping Others on Tuesday, June 7 after money was raised through a weekly draw hosted by the pub.

Bruce Kelly, landlord at the pub said: “As a community pub we feel it is important to give back to the local community. We hold a weekly Sunday draw and all money raised is donated to local causes chosen by customers. “We also recently made a donation to Kingsway School and this time customers suggested Helping Others as the chosen cause.” Two local residents, Roger Ellwood and Dave Wilcock also made a donation to the charity this week to help fund its vital work.

The charity’s manager, Melanie Charlton said: “We held a raffle stall during Picnic in the Park which managed to raise £270 and Roger and Dave generously offered a donation to take us up to £400. “We’d like to say a huge thank you to Roger, Dave and Bruce for their generous donations this week which will help us continue our work in support local residents.”

Bruce Kelly, landlord at the Steam Packet pub, made a generous donation to Helping Others. He is pictured with the charity’s manager, Melanie Charlton and volunteers, Michael Morritt and David Trickett. (09-06-178 GT/EC)

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