Poppy Day tomorrow

Collectors will be in shopping centres from 9am.

Collectors will be in shopping centres from 9am.

RSA president Ben Tahata. Picture by Rebecca Grunwell

THE RSA is all set to go for its Poppy Day street collection tomorrow and collectors will be out in shopping centres from 9am.

“We will have about 50 volunteers collecting, including veterans, RSA women’s section, high schools, the army and air force cadets, and St John,” said Gisborne RSA president Ben Tahata.

“There will be nurses collecting as well, mainly at Gisborne Hospital, given that an Anzac Day focus this year is on the launch of the book about the role of nurses in World War 1.

“We hope Poppy Day will raise around $20,000 for our returned service people this year.”

THE RSA is all set to go for its Poppy Day street collection tomorrow and collectors will be out in shopping centres from 9am.

“We will have about 50 volunteers collecting, including veterans, RSA women’s section, high schools, the army and air force cadets, and St John,” said Gisborne RSA president Ben Tahata.

“There will be nurses collecting as well, mainly at Gisborne Hospital, given that an Anzac Day focus this year is on the launch of the book about the role of nurses in World War 1.

“We hope Poppy Day will raise around $20,000 for our returned service people this year.”

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