Diwali donation delight
TESCO Extra in Yeading has marked the festival of Diwali with a donation to the Gurdwara Sikh Temple in Hillingdon.
Tesco’s Yeading Extra provided more than £1,000 worth of food ranging from basmati rice, sunflower oil and chapatti flour, which the temple will donate to help feed those in need this Diwali.
Gurdwara Sikh Temple has been part of Hillingdon for over 20 years and work with local Hindu, Jain and Sikh charities in the area to provide vital support for some of the community’s most vulnerable people. PIELD Heath House School will hold their charity Christmas Fayre on Tuesday December 15.
The Fayre will be from 11am to 3pm and will feature a raffle, face painting and stalls selling festive treats, gifts, toys and other goods.
There will also be a
Ollie Farmer, a Tesco borough champion, said: “We’re delighted to have donated food to the Gurdwara in Hillingdon and hope it will go towards supporting those in need this Diwali.”
The food was donated to the Temple on Monday by a Tesco dotcom van, which had been specially designed by 12-year-old Vani Kailas as part of a Diwali competition the retailer held for children across London. Vani also received £200 for her family to spend on their Diwali festivities and two runners up, Niva Thakrar and Ipsa Ansari, received £100 and £50. prize draw offering a chance to win a £100 voucher for a meal at Foxlow Restaurants, a luxury Christmas hamper, or a giant teddy bear.
Visit www.pieldheath school.org.uk/ fundraising/ to learn more about the school’s charity fundraising.
n PRIZE: Tesco dotcom van competition winner, Vani Kailas, pictured with runners up Niva Thakrar and Ipsa Ansari
Photo by S Saunders