Kirrie Boots store staff do their bit

Kirriemuir Boots store staff

Kirriemuir Boots store staff

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Boots staff from the Kirriemuir store recently held a week of fundraising fun as part of their partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support.

Colleagues staged a dress-down day, held raffles and sold home baking, books and hand crafted cards which were all donated by loyal customers to help raise money.

Over £13,000 has been raised across the North and East of Scotland for the official charity partner with colleagues helping to go that extra mile. A Boots UK regional manager clocked up more than 175 miles in one day visiting all 92 stores to congratulate colleagues for their efforts.

Craig Thomson, Regional Manager, North and East Scotland Boots UK, said: “Macmillan do a tremendous amount of work supporting families affected by cancer and I was delighted with the level of support each of the stores offered to a week of fundraising.

“There is a lot of hard work taking place to raise money across the regions and I congratulate all colleagues from Kirriemuir for their efforts in helping to raise funds for Macmillan.”

Macmillan and Boots UK are also inviting people to enjoy the great outdoors and get active by taking part in Miles for Macmillan.

There are over 50 organised walks across the country so you can choose one that’s perfect for you.

Or why not choose your own route? It couldn’t be easier to achieve Miles for Macmillan.

For more information on Miles for Macmillan, go to macmillan.org.uk/walking or call 0300 1000 200 for more information.