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‘Kollectors’ raise £10,000 for Jewish charity

PUBLISHED: 12:21 22 March 2014 | UPDATED: 12:21 22 March 2014

Friends Talia Hammel and Gemma Jacobson.

Friends Talia Hammel and Gemma Jacobson.

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Fundraisers in Golders Green have helped to collect more than £10,000 for a Jewish charity.

Golders Green resident Eli Cohen who is supported by Kisharon. Golders Green resident Eli Cohen who is supported by Kisharon.

Volunteers, staff and service users shaked buckets to collect cash for Kisharon, a charity supporting people with learning difficulties and their families.

There were 201 Kisharon “Kollectors” out across London as part of the Jewish festival of Purim .

Collectors included Golders Green resident Eli Cohen, who is supported by the charity, and Gemma Jacobson, whose mother is Kisharon chief executive, Dr Beverley Jacobson.

Fundraiser Adele Busse said: “It’s been an incredible time because so many people – including our own families – have come out to support Kisharon.”

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