The St Albans commuters were treated to Christmas songs on their way home on Mon 9 December when Soroptimists entertained them at St Albans City Station. Everyone had a great time and collected a fabulous festive £350 for the St Albans and Hertsmere Women’s Refuge and Herts Rape Crisis.
Jules the cocker-poodle, a regular festive crowd-pleaser, was joined this year by Rosie the miniature dachshund who both encouraged donations by making sure they got lots of attention as people went by!
One commuter said “well done – you sound great!” We were recorded on quite a few smart phones and some children joined in by singing and dancing with us which was great fun!
Funding cuts and increased demand mean that services like Women’s Refuges and Rape Crisis Centres need additional funding now more than ever before.
We made it into the Herts Advertiser too www.hertsad.co.uk/news/st-albans-commuters-treated-to-christmas-carols-from-soroptimists-1-6426610
This event is timed on the closest Monday to Human Rights Day when Soroptimists all around the world take action www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday
Afterwards we headed to the dog-friendly Six Bells in St Michael’s for a well earned meal and biscuit treats for the pooches. Merry Christmas everyone!