Charity sausages boost donation from Croots Farm Shop to Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre

Generous customers of Croots Farm Shop have raised around £500 for Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre following a range of fundraising efforts.

The donation includes a percentage from the sales of the farm shop’s Rio sausages – designed especially for the Rio Olympics.

Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre, which provides local children experiencing difficult times at home with a week-long holiday in Skegness, Lincolnshire, has been the farm shop’s adopted charity for some time. This year, the charity is celebrating 125 years and has organised a string of special fundraising events to help it increase the number of holidays it provides every year from 450 to 700.

Steve Croot, who runs Croots Farm Shop at Farnah House Farm, Wirksworth Road, Duffield, with wife Kay, said: “We’re delighted to be able to hand over another donation to Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre following the sale of our Rio Olympics sausages and our other fundraising efforts over the past few months, which have included raffles. “Our customers and staff have a reputation for being very generous when it comes to good causes, and I’d like to thank them for their support.”

The butchers at Croots are renowned for designing sausages and regularly create special bangers to mark sporting occasions. The Rio Olympic sausage featured chicken and salsa.

Croots Farm Shop is open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm (Shires Eatery until 4.30pm) and from 10am to 4pm on Sundays. Croots runs Fresh Fish Thursdays between 9am and 1pm on Thursdays.

For more information, visit Find Croots on Twitter @crootsfarm_shop or on Facebook

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