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Tia's Treasures Random Act of Kindness

Written by  Lisa Hutchinson
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Tia's Treasures Random Act of Kindness

The Tia's Treasures Team are well known not only for fundraising but for participating in Random Acts of Kindness.

With the imminent return to College, School and Toby due to start Nursery the past couple of weeks has been spent making sure all uniforms are ready for the return after almost 6 months due to the Corona Virus.

Whilst unable to attend or organise any fundraising events other than Lisa braving the shave for Young Epilepsy Random Acts of Kindness have still been something we've continued with as we believe they are needed more than ever right now.

Although only going as far as our back garden other than any important hospital appointments and Richard having to work all the way through and just taking a few days holiday for Toby's hospital appointments even though it has been only 1 parent allowed he has driven Lisa and Toby there whilst staying with the other Children we have remained indoors due to Toby being vulnerable as he has a Rare Chromosome Disorder, Epilepsy and Asthma.

This hasn't stopped the Random Acts of Kindness though, on Tia's Treasures 9th Birthday in May we celebrated by gifting people anonymously which meant Richard's lunch breaks were often spent at the Post Office as opposed to the usual fundraising and this last week saw us sorting out School Uniform that is no longer needed, washing, drying, bagging and labelling each bag with what is inside and placing the bags on our front wall for people to take what they need.

A post was shared within a few hours around 500 times on Facebook and a large number of people commented on how it was a thoughtful idea, one man made a donation to Tia's Treasures to show appreciation and one lady dropped a bunch of flowers off not that she took any items but she wanted to say how lovely the idea was.tiasgroupphoto.jpg

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