Rebekah gets behind new city charity shop
REBEKAH Vardy chatted to staff and helped serve customers at the opening of a city charity shop which is set to benefit a cause close to her heart.
The I’m A Celeb star beamed as she cut the ribbon and declared the new Barnardo’s store in Gallowtree Gate open yesterday.
Along with her husband, Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, the couple are Barnardo’s first “Family Ambassadors”.
Becky, who has previously donated bags of designer items to Barnardo’s with Jamie, urged shoppers to visit the new store to “bag a bargain”.
The full-time mum said: “I’m delighted to officially open the new store and hope it will raise thousands of pounds for this amazing charity.
“It’s a great place to bag a bargain and you’ll be raising money for a brilliant cause at the same time.
“As a mum and Barnardo’s Family Ambassador, I’m proud to support Barnardo’s, which transforms the lives of more than 301,000 vulnerable children, young people, parents
It’s a great place to bag a bargain and you’ll be raising money for a brilliant cause at the same time Rebekah Vardy
and carers across the UK.” Barnardo’s chief executive, Javed Khan, said: “We’re thrilled that Rebekah has opened our new store.
“We are grateful for Rebekah and Jamie’s continued support as our Family Ambassadors, from making donations of designer goods to our stores to raising awareness of our charity and its services. We know this store, its staff, volunteers and new customers will deliver a fundraising boost to our vital services
The Barnardo’s store is now open in Gallowtree Gate, and sells highquality pre-loved clothing.
Accessories, shoes and handbags are also on offer, as well as children’s wear, toys, books and household items. All money raised in the store will be used to support vulnerable children across the UK.
AT YOUR SERVICE: Rebekah Vardy at the new Barnardo’s shop