British Heart Foundation urges Rotherham Residents to Donate Bags of Unwanted Items

British-Heart-FoundationThe British Heart Foundation has urged kind-hearted Rotherham residents to donate their unwanted clothes, shoes and CDs. The biggest stock donation appeal has been launched by the foundation. All the residents are invited to participate in the Great British Bag-athon this month.

The event will see people of Rotherham bag up their unwanted things and raise vital funds for battling the fight against heart diseases. Mayor and Mayoress of Rotherham, Cllr John Foden and Mrs. Kath Foden will officially launch the event next weekend. They will donate the first bag of items at Parkgate on the Launch day.

The aim of the Great British Bag-athon is BHF shops' biggest stock donation campaign is to raise one million bags of unwanted items throughout September.

According to experts, heart attack causes death every seven minutes. Donation of bags will help in strengthening life-saving research, which will lead to save more lives.

Denis Copeland, Manager of Parkgate Shopping, said, "If you're feeling competitive you can even take on a bag filling challenge. "Simply set a target and ask your friends, family, neighbours or work colleagues to pledge bags and bring them along to our event". Copeland said people should take it as a perfect opportunity to clear out and donate unwanted items.

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