Opticians support Jeans For Genes Day

PUBLISHED: 10:00 09 October 2018

Specsavers staff celebrated Jeans For Genes Day in Clevedon. Picture: Specsavers

Specsavers staff celebrated Jeans For Genes Day in Clevedon. Picture: Specsavers


A Clevedon opticians spent the day fundraising in aid of national Jeans For Genes Day.

Specsavers staff in The Triangle ditched their uniforms in favour of their most comfortable jeans to raise cash for Genetic Disorders UK.

Store manager Emma Perrigo said: “Jeans For Genes is a great opportunity to have some fun in store and raise money for a great cause.

“We were delighted to support the wonderful work of this charity by doing something so simple.

“The community were really supportive, so we’d like to say a huge thank you to our lovely, generous and loyal customers.”

Work places around the country got involved with the national event to raise awareness and cash for the charity.

There are more than half a million people in the UK suffering from genetic disorders and thousands of babies and children being diagnosed every day.

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