Getting Organised With the Help of WilkoThe Andover Wilko Store have kindly donated 24 clear plastic storage boxes to Andover Young Carers after a plea to help with organising the young carers arts and craft area.

Carl Watson, the Duty Manager from the local Wilko Store presented the boxes on Monday 27th July to members of Andover Young Carers. The support was secured through the commitment and dedication of Cllr Chris Lynn on behalf of The Rotary Club of Andover who heard about the need for the children and young people and sought the help from the local community.

Sarah Affleck said ‘Thanks to our local Wilko store, our activity room can be transformed into an organised area which will be much easier to use. We wish to extend our thanks to The Rotary Club of Andover for their continued assistance of our cause. Young carers love creating new art work including drawing, painting, cooking and baking. Such activities can be relaxing, giving them time out from their caring role and discovering new talents!’

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