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300,000 poppies at Chelsea Garden Show

300,000 poppies have been set up at the Chelsea Garden Show.

It all started three years ago.

Two Melbourne women wanted to make 120 poppies to honour their fathers.

It’s grown dramatically from there, and Neil Mitchell wants it to grow more.

A campaign has begun, the team need $50,000 in a week to get this display moved to the Western Front.

Neil spoke with Lynn Berry who started it all.

Her father and her sister-in-law’s father both fought in WW1 and WW2.

‘It’s a spectacular community effort, and I couldn’t be prouder’ – Lynn told Neil.

Want to donate?

Call Penny from the RSL Victoria on 03 9655 5555 and tell her you want to help the 5000 poppies appeal.

Or donate online through RSL Victoria  http://www.anzacappeal.com.au/help/donate (all money raised over the next few weeks will go towards the Poppy Project)

Click PLAY below to hear the full chat on 3AW Mornings

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