Remembrance Sunday and Remembrance Day looked a little different for everyone this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.Advertisement
People were not able to pick up a poppy easily like they have been able to in previous years, but The Royal British Legion are still accepting donations.
To raise awareness of this, Fulwood-based Sophie Cookson encouraged her local area to display poppies in their windows, and to donate to the cause.
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The fundraiser was affectionately known as ‘Fulwood Poppies’ but all people across Preston were encouraged to participate.
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The goal was to raise funds and to bring the community together at this difficult time.
Sophie has raised over £200 for The Royal British Legion, in a year where donations are vital to charities.
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