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Over 600 eggs anonymously donated to Easter Egg Appeal

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Over 600 eggs anonymously donated to Easter Egg Appeal

Published at 10:16am 24th March 2018.

Over 600 Easter Eggs have been anonymously donated to the Eagle Radio Easter Egg Appeal in Alton.

On Friday, a man parked up outside the town's Specsavers shop and unloaded a whole car-full of chocolate goodies.

Director of the opticians in Camberley, Farnham and Alton, Lateef Iqbal told Eagle: "He literally emptied his car out, they came box after box after box.

"It was so quick that my staff thought it was just a delivery, then at the end he said 'yep, thank you very much and good bye' - that was it.

"We were just there stunned. I have no idea whether he did it all himself or if he just collected them, but he didn't make a fuss, he just dropped them off and said bye."

The Appeal helps give local, less fortunate children a happier Easter.

We team up with more than 50 local charities and organisations who host 'drop-off points' across Surrey and Hampshire, where the public can donate their chocolate eggs.

Each year, thousands of eggs are collected due to the generosity of the local community.


"I've never seen a donation like this" Lateef added.

"We do your Toy Appeal and Easter Egg Appeal and it's quite common to get a bag-full, but nothing quite like this.

"I think that's probably more eggs than we collect in that store throughout the whole appeal!"


There's more information on the Easter Egg Appeal, including drop-off points, here.


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