Star Wars break out at opening of charity shop in Keynsham
By JoannaPazucha | Sunday, July 15, 2012, 12:21
Rui Kierk, six, and his mum Suzy queued up with an intergalactic visitor for the opening of a charity shop in Keynsham on Thursday.
Rui Kierk and his mum Suzy with a storm trooper
CLIC Sargent, the cancer charity for children and young people, opened the shop as its former location is due to be demolished as part of the redevelopment of the Centre.
Daleks and Star Wars storm troopers joined the crowds as the shop, one of 28 run by the charity mainly in the south west, opened its doors.
Rui was diagnosed with leukaemia in July 2009, and has been treated in Bristol. CLIC Sargent Outreach nurses and social workers provided support for the family.
Takings for the first day at the shop reached: £976.08