Gift for an Idiot Charity Book raises even more money
Published: Monday 14th September 09
Directa's Managing Director has raised even more money through the sale of his poetry book "A Gift for an Idiot"
One time manager of Chas and Dave and Local businessman Dave Dennison published his book, 'A Gift for An Idiot', with the aim of raising much needed funds for charities, The Farleigh Hospice and Alzheimer's Society (Enfield Branch).
The book had already been responsible for an initial presentation of £4000. This week a further £2000 was handed out by Dave, this brings up a new total of £6000 raised so far this year!
Pictured above is Spurs Vice-President Dave Dennison, with Chris Grimmer - vice chair Alzheimer's Society (Enfield Branch)
Pictured left is Debbie de Boltz, Farleigh Hospice's corporate fundraiser together with Gary Hawkes, Head of fundraising, receiving a cheque from Dave Dennison's co-director Clive Collins.Dave is very grateful for the help in sales received at the restaurants, Lion Inn (Boreham) and Blue Strawberry (Hatfield Peveral).
Fully illustrated, this hardback collection of anecdotes, poems and lyrics and sells for just £7.50. Copies can be obtained from on the Directa website and also www.agiftforanidiot.com
Waterstones bookstore, Chelmsford are also hoping make the book available for sale at book signings during the Christmas shopping period.
Farleigh Hospice is currently assisting with the care of over one thousand patients.
Enfield Alzheimer's use the funds specifically to employ trained help in order to give carers respite and relief from their twenty-four hour day responsibility.