Eight year-old offers festive boost to Worthing charity

W47270H12-decorations -W47273H12-decorations  171112  LP''Kayley Gardner- Stanbridge (8) who has been making Christmas decorations for WADARS along with her family and is selling them at Sainbury's to raise money for the charity. Pictured with her mum, Julie Gardner- Stanbridge at Sainsbury's at  Lyons Farm.
W47270H12-decorations -W47273H12-decorations 171112 LP''Kayley Gardner- Stanbridge (8) who has been making Christmas decorations for WADARS along with her family and is selling them at Sainbury's to raise money for the charity. Pictured with her mum, Julie Gardner- Stanbridge at Sainsbury's at Lyons Farm.

A kind-hearted young girl has used her creative skills to offer hope to homeless animals through raising money for the Wadars charity.

Kayley Gardner-Stanbridge raised a total of more than £500 towards the organisation through a charity fund-raising day at Sainsbury’s at Lyons Farm Worthing. The eight year-old, of Peveril Close, Sompting, said she was “really proud” to have done her bit in creating more than 60 decorations which shoppers were glad to donate towards the charity.

Billy Elliott, of Wadars, praised Kayley’s efforts as being a valuable contribution to the charity. He said: “I think it’s wonderful to see someone young doing something like this, especially as there are so many good causes in the area. It is only because of the generosity of people round here that ourselves and other charities are able to keep going.”

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