Over the past four weeks, members of the community have enjoyed playing ‘Street Bingo’ while supporting charities currently struggling financially during the lockdown restrictions.
They raised £115 for the NHS on April 18, £130 for the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice on April 25, £70 for Action for Children on May 3 and £140 for Women’s Aid on May 9.
An additional £40 was put towards decorations/food for VE Day street garden party on May 3.
Commenting on the generous fundraising efforts, Natasha Guerin, said: “I first had the idea of setting up Street Bingo four weeks ago and I never thought it would have made such an impact, but it has brought our wee street together. It has brought neighbours to the garden for a chat and created new friendships.
“Covid-19 has affected us all, but Linford Green remains positive and it shows in each and every person.”
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