Sarah wins £3k in Havens Hospice draw

Southend Standard: Winner – Sarah Greensides collects her cheque for £3.000 from Carmel Hudson Winner – Sarah Greensides collects her cheque for £3.000 from Carmel Hudson

A BASILDON woman is celebrating after bagging £3,000 in a charity rollover competition.

Sarah Greensides, 42, finally got lucky after three and a half years as a member of the £1 weekly Havens Hospices draw.

It has taken place since 2003 and now has over16,000 members.

Mrs Greenside, from Basildon, is now planning a trip to Hong Kong with her husband to mark their 15th wedding anniversary.

She has also kindly donated £550 back to Fair Havens, in Westcliff, and Little Havens, Thundersley, which care for people with serious illnesses.

Mrs Greenside said: “I was sat in a coffee shop when I got the call to tell me I had won the rollover prize. I just couldn’t believe it. It is fantastic news and I was so chuffed.

"I joined the draw to support a charity which I know relies on the local community for most of its funding. They care for so many local children and families and this is my way of helping out.”

It is hoped the drawwill raise £800,000 for Havens Hospices this year. It costs just £1 a week to enter, with members having the chance to grab the weekly prize of £1,000.

Carmel Hudson, manager of the draw, said “I was delighted to present Sarah with her winnings and I hope she enjoys spending the money.”

For information on the draw, call 01702 220305.

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5:24pm Sat 5 Apr 14

Nowthatsworthknowing says...

Might want to add to your wardrobe, if your off representing the UK abroad...
Might want to add to your wardrobe, if your off representing the UK abroad... Nowthatsworthknowing
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8:44pm Sun 6 Apr 14

beaulocks says...

I agree

Sarah please make it very clear to anyone you meet abroad that you are from Basildon.
Please do not even mention southend as there has been a lot of money spent lately on encouraging tourism.
I agree Sarah please make it very clear to anyone you meet abroad that you are from Basildon. Please do not even mention southend as there has been a lot of money spent lately on encouraging tourism. beaulocks
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