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Supported housing service boosted by surprise Norwich City donation

PUBLISHED: 13:02 22 May 2020 | UPDATED: 13:02 22 May 2020

Norwich City donated a cake, signed shirt and thank you card to staff at Clover Court, in Lowestoft. PHOTO: Clover Court

Norwich City donated a cake, signed shirt and thank you card to staff at Clover Court, in Lowestoft. PHOTO: Clover Court

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Residents are staff at a supported housing service in Lowestoft were treated to a surprise visit from Norwich City representatives during lockdown.

First-team kit manager John Howes delivered a cake, signed shirt and a thank you card from club owner Delia Smith and husband Michael to Sanctuary Supported Living’s Clover Court, in Lowestoft.

Lesley Pyner, local service manager, said: “It was a lovely surprise and we’d like to say a big thank you to Norwich City for taking the time to come and say hello.

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“The visit coincided with Mental Health Awareness Week, which is highlighting how little acts of kindness can make a big difference to people’s wellbeing.

“It’s lovely for residents and staff to know people are thinking of them at this time.

“The shirt is proudly on display in our reception area and we’ll be cheering the team on when matches get back underway.”

Earlier this month, the club helped Len Breed celebrate his 90th birthday at Stradbroke Court, in Lowestoft, with a donation of shirts and a cake.


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