Get dressed up for Rushden charity's 'Dress To Impress' day

The reverse mufti day will be raising money for Serve

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 4:17 pm
Updated Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 4:18 pm
The virtual fundraiser is taking place on June 16

A Rushden charity is calling on people to get their gladrags on and raise funds as part of their 'Dress To Impress' day.

If you love getting dressed up and have missed having an excuse to do this during lockdown, then Serve in Rushden needs you!

The charity is holding the virtual fundraiser in June and all you need to do is dust down your best outfit, donate a few pounds and send a picture in to raise awareness of the event on social media.

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The event is taking place during Loneliness Awareness Week to highlight the plight of lonely older people.

A spokesman for Serve told the Northants Telegraph: "We at Serve are looking to have a bit of virtual summer fun while at the same time raising much needed funds for our Musical Moments Singing sessions and Exercise classes to name but a couple.

"Join in with our mufti day and wherever you are, pop on a bow tie or that sparkly dress that hasn't been out for a while and do your shopping, walk the dog, sunbathe in the garden or whatever your day will consist of."

The virtual fundraiser is taking place on Wednesday, June 16, and Serve would love to see pictures of you all dressed up by sending them to [email protected]

Serve, which is based in Church Street, Rushden, provides direct services to older people and adults with disabilities to support them to live independently in their own homes.

Services include befriending, homecare, community transport and well-being activities.

For more information or to make a donation visit the JustGiving page here.

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