Lingerie shop appeals for unwanted bras to help charity

Tanya with the bras donated at Moonrise Lingerie.

Tanya with the bras donated at Moonrise Lingerie. - Credit: Archant

People are being encouraged to donate their unwanted bras to raise money for a breast cancer charity.

Moonrise Lingerie, in Crown Glass Shopping Centre, is collecting bras to support the Breast Cancer Unit Support Trust (BUST).

Owner Tanya Hall has set up a bra bank inside the shop.

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She said: “We have had a bra bank bin in our shop for three weeks and have had a phenomenal number of bras donated. To show people the support we have had and encourage more donations of old, unwanted bras, we hung them out on a line out the shop.”

BUST is a Bristol-based charity founded by patients to support the work of the Bristol Breast Care Centre at Southmead Hospital.


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The money raised by recycling the unwanted bras will help to pay for an MRI machine at the hospital and raise awareness of the cause.

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