Volunteers needed for Balloon fest

June 26 2015

LOCAL hospitals’ charity Above & Beyond is seeking volunteers for the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta (August 6-9).

LOCAL hospitals’ charity Above & Beyond is seeking volunteers for the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta (August 6-9).

The charity says that volunteering is a great way to meet new people and be part of the action at the fiesta, as well as raise vital funds to support patients and their loved ones.

Roles include helping on the stand, giving out leaflets and collecting donations.

Community fundraising manager Toni Collier said: “We want to raise £20k for a new family room in the Intensive Care Unit, which will provide much needed comfort and respite for families at what can be a difficult time.

“Volunteers are key to making this room a reality and we cannot wait to welcome more of them to our team.”

To find out more, visit: www.aboveandbeyond.org.uk, email: volunteer@aboveandbeyond.co.uk or call: 0117 927 7120. The deadline for applying is July 27.