Portrush people REACH out for new levels of generosity

Charity converts donated Shop Local cards into gift bags for lonely and vulnerable

Portrush people REACH out for new levels of generosity

The delivery team from Portrush Reach in action in the depths of last year’s lockdown.

Peter Winter

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Peter Winter

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A PORTRUSH community group says its overwhelmed by the generosity of townspeople willing to donate their Spend Local cards.

Around a dozen locals have either handed over their government-issued windfall or have pledged to do so.

And the volunteers from Reach Portrush have come up with a unique way of transferring the £100 payments.

They have teamed up with a Portrush institution, the Whitehouse to convert cards into gifts, little luxuries as well as everyday essentials.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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