ELF opens new shop in Axminster

PUBLISHED: 11:01 04 April 2016 | UPDATED: 11:01 04 April 2016

Pictured at the opening of ELF’s  new Axminster charity shop are (l to r) Sara Edem, retail assistant, Mags Naylor, CEO, Dawn Mears, shop manager and Julie King, retail operations manager. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Pictured at the opening of ELF’s new Axminster charity shop are (l to r) Sara Edem, retail assistant, Mags Naylor, CEO, Dawn Mears, shop manager and Julie King, retail operations manager. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

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Cancer charity says it is thrilled to have an outlet in the town

Exeter Leukaemia Fund’s new charity shop opened in West Street, Axminster on Friday (April 1).

ShELF Life will offer customers a range of quality pre-loved clothes, books, gifts and household items, raisng money to support local families affected by blood cancers and blood disorders.

ELF’s transport service makes around 1,750 journeys each year to and from Axminster and East Devon to ensure patients can access the treatment they need at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. For patients, the service is literally a lifeline.

Money raised through the shop will support local people going through the toughest times.

Mags Naylor, ELF’s Chief Executive cut the ribbon to open the shop and said: “We are thrilled to open this shop in Axminster – an area where we help so many people. We are grateful to the local residents who have shown so much support so far and at ELF, we are keen to build even better relationships in the area.”

ShELF Life accepts donations of clothes, small furniture, household items, books, DVDs and unwanted gifts.


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