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Shopmobility launch funding appeal for mobility scooters in Luton

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Shopmobility in Luton is appealing for donations to help support the service, following a £71,000 funding cut earlier in the year.Luton Shopmobility is participating in Localgiving’s ‘Grow Your Tenner’ campaign to raise funds to see resumption of the service on Saturdays.

Jayn Harris, manager of Shopmobility, explained: “We’re looking to raise £1,000 as a result of the campaign which will help us to expand the service. As a result of the cuts we’ve had to close on Saturdays, which is one of the busier days of the week and as a result we’ve left a lot of our service users upset.”

Shopmobility, based in The Mall in Luton, caters to the disabled and the elderly by providing mobility scooters to people shopping in the town centre. It took a hit earlier in the year when they lost a £71,000 grant from the London Luton Airport Limited (LLAL) community fund.

To help Luton Shopmobility benefit from match funding, please visit their Localgiving Page: www.localgiving.org/donation/lutonshopmobility

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