Money pouring in for appeal

COME and get your buckets!Today, The Evening Star is calling on individuals, clubs, pubs and businesses to get in touch to support the Somebody's Daughter memorial fund by requesting a collecting bucket.

COME and get your buckets!

Today, The Evening Star is calling on individuals, clubs, pubs and businesses to get in touch to support the Somebody's Daughter memorial fund by requesting a collecting bucket.

The offer comes on the day it emerged that generous New Wolsey theatre-goers have boosted the appeal coffers by a staggering £2,849.30 in only a fortnight.

The cash boost takes the total sum raised soaring towards the £15,000 mark.

New Wolsey chief executive Sarah Holmes said: “The response to the appeal was overwhelming. We're very proud of our audience and thank them sincerely for their contributions.

“Every penny counts and we're glad we were able to help.”

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Now the Star wants you to do your bit - by leaving buckets out and collecting for the cause.

Star editor Nigel Pickover said: “The memorial fund continues to gather pace with this fantastic donation from audiences at the New Wolsey.

“We want readers to call us for their free buckets and get collecting. Together, we can make a real difference to the lives of young people blighted by vice and drugs.”

Last month, Sainsbury's petrol station workers at Warren Heath raised more than £1,000 after collecting for little more than a fortnight.

The Somebody's Daughter Memorial Fund aims to prevent more people from walking in the desperate footsteps of the five victims of the red light killings - Gemma Adams, Tania Nicol, Anneli Alderton, Annette Nicholls and Paula Clennell.

It is planned to have a lasting memorial to the women as well as setting up a rehabilitation centre for young and vulnerable people.

To get your buckets and promotional posters, call Evening Star reporter Josh Warwick on 01473 324840 or e-mail josh.warwick@eveningstar.co.uk

How to donate:

On line by visiting www.eveningstar.co.uk/daughter

In person at Ipswich Borough Council's customer service centre in the Town Hall

Over the phone by calling 01473 433777

By cheque, made payable to Somebody's Daughter Memorial Fund, to PO Box 772, Ipswich Borough Council, Grafton House, 15-17 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2DE

What are you doing to help? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or e-mail eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk

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