Haywards Heath cake stall raises hundreds for Ukraine

A cake stall at The Orchards in Haywards Heath raised £584 for Ukraine via the British Red Cross on Saturday, April 30.

Organiser Betty Rudd, who asked residents to bring her their homemade cakes, said the number of cakes she received and the amount of money raised exceeded her expectations.

She said that people also donated money to her in envelopes, which raised the total to £684.

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Betty added that anyone else who wants to donate money can bring it in an envelope marked ‘Betty Re Ukraine’ to Freedom Healthcare, 73 Edward Road, Haywards Heath.

Betty Rudd raised £584 for Ukraine via the British Red Cross by selling cakes at The Orchards in Haywards Heath on Saturday, April 30. Picture: Betty Rudd.

She thanked shopping centre manager Nicola Bird for offering her a space near the green grocery stall.

Betty Rudd raised £584 for Ukraine via the British Red Cross by selling cakes at The Orchards in Haywards Heath on Saturday, April 30. Picture: Betty Rudd.
Betty Rudd raised £584 for Ukraine via the British Red Cross by selling cakes at The Orchards in Haywards Heath on Saturday, April 30. Picture: Betty Rudd.