A store employee volunteered for a charity stunt by colleagues in her absence to wash in a shower of baked beans has raised smiles and money for Kettering’s hospice.
Daybreak Diaz had returned to the London Street Co-op retailer after her vacation to find that her identify had been put ahead for the Cransley Hospice fundraiser.
Fortunately sport for amusing Daybreak isn’t any stranger to fundraising and was wanting to make the leap right into a paddling pool crammed with the saucy greens.
Talking from her bean tub, Daybreak mentioned: “I got here again to work and my colleagues had determined to do a shower of beans for charity – my boss had claimed he suffered from a phobia of baked beans – so I did it.
“It seems like a mud tub – I like the sensation it is fairly soothing however fairly chilly. Subsequent 12 months I’d do it in a shower of gin!”
Colleague Natalie Carvell has been supporting Daybreak by promoting promoting tombola tickets and ensuring the tub was topped up with beans.
The inflatable paddling pool was crammed with 18 giant catering sized tins and 30 small cans of beans
She mentioned: “She’s an absolute legend for doing it. She’ll do something for charity. When our boss Aiden Perkins mentioned he had a phobia of beans we acquired the following finest individual and volunteered Daybreak.”
Bakery supervisor Daybreak was because of have a sleeve tattoo after her two-hour stint within the tub and would possibly embrace a baked bean throughout the design.
The 53-year-old added: “Thanks very a lot to the shoppers. They’ve been superb donating prizes for the tombola and for donating cash. Due to Jo York of JLY Pictures for her assist. We should always increase round £500 and folks can nonetheless donate in retailer.”