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South Woodford baker smashes cake sale record

PUBLISHED: 11:06 24 June 2014 | UPDATED: 11:06 24 June 2014

L-R Mother Valerie Burch and daughter Michelle Van Lint

L-R Mother Valerie Burch and daughter Michelle Van Lint

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A cake baker has organised her ninth sale in her garden at home and smashed her previous fundraising record, collecting £1,700 for Haven House.

Michelle Van Lint, of South Woodford, held the tea party at her Derby Road home earlier this month.

Friends, family and neighbours all supported the event - where there was a raffle and a shoe sale - in aid of the hospice.

Mrs Van Lint: “Thank you to everyone who came along and helped - what an amazing day we had.

“It was exhausting, but I am already thinking about next year’s event, which will be the 10th anniversary - I am hoping to raise more than ever.”

If you would like to hold a cake sale for Haven House, please email events@havenhouse.org.uk or contact 020 8506 3637.


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