Dorset independent jewellers Forum has raised more than £2,500 for charity SPRING in a raffle that offered more than 50 prizes donated by its brands and suppliers.

The top prize was a diamond and sapphire necklace worth £1,000, with the total takings for the virtual event coming to £2,560.

Tickets were sold online via its website and in store, with the raffle draw broadcast live on Facebook.


Forum Jewellers is in Poole, Broadstone in Dorset and offers men’s and women’s jewellery.

Director, Helen Molloy, was overwhelmed by the response: “We were unable to host our usual events this year because of the restrictions so decided to hold an online raffle instead.

“Our customers and Facebook followers are incredible and we were truly astounded by the amount we raised for SPRING.

“We couldn’t have done it without the extraordinary generosity of our amazing suppliers.”

SPRING supports parents and relatives through baby loss, at any stage of pregnancy or beyond. The money raised will go towards funding counselling services.

Emma Lynch, SPRING chairperson, said: “Everyone at SPRING would sincerely like to thank Helen and the Forum Jewellers team for organising the raffle and sourcing the prizes.

“We would also like to thank all of their suppliers for their overwhelming generosity and of course all of the people that bought tickets. We are totally blown away with the amount raised and can’t thank everyone involved enough.”