Altrincham’s Traders Tiki Bar raised £5,000 for a children’s charity over the Christmas party season – with most of the money collected by well-known employee Vitto Trigiani.
Vitto, an Italian who is a familiar face around Goose Green and gives out garlands during his Saturday night shift at Traders, collected coins and notes from party goers during the festive season.
And the £5,000 raised has been donated to Destination Florida, a Manchester-based charity which organises trips of a lifetime for children with life-threatening and life-limiting medical conditions.
“The people of Altrincham were so generous and it is amazing that with this money we can help children through this charity and send them on a holiday of a lifetime,” said Vitto.
“This money will make a huge difference to the children, and I’m so proud of the local people.”
Vitto also helped raise over £1,000 for CAFT during last year’s Goose Green Festival.
To make a donation or to find out more about Destination Florida, visit here.
Pictured top: Vitto hands over the cheque to Michael Hymanson MBE, chairman of Destination Florida