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Volunteering Day at Gaddesden Place RDA Stables

A team of volunteers from St Mary’s spent a scorching day at Gaddesden Place Riding for the Disabled stables on Thursday, as a ‘Volunteering Day’ in support of our Charity of the Year.

Tasks including cleaning and disinfecting stables, repainting a shed, scrubbing, clearing, quite literally ‘scraping a barrel’ which prepares new riders for sitting on a saddle, and painting horseshoes used in sensory sessions.

A Gaddesden RDA Trustee wrote “What an amazing team of volunteers – it was a great demonstration of teamwork and I’m staggered that everything on the list was ticked off.  Gaddesden RDA really appreciate all the work that was done today and feel very fortunate to have your ongoing support”.

For future opportunities to support Gaddesden Place RDA as our Charity of the Year, why not:

  • Come along to our fundraising Harvest Supper on Friday 30th September, tickets on sale soon
  • Attend the Dagnall Community Choir fundraising concert following the Patronal Festival Lunch on Sunday 11th September, 2.30pm – retiring collection for Gaddesden Place RDA
  • Sign up to Give as you Live to raise money for our Charity of the Year as you shop online, at no extra cost to you