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Co-op colleagues put best foot forward for children's hospice


Colleagues at the Co-op put their best foot forward for charity with a fundraising walk to raise money for a children's hospice.



Co-op colleagues put best foot forward for children's hospice

A donation of more than £1,100 was raised for Francis House Children's Hospice, in Didsbury, Manchester, after colleagues walked eleven miles to fundraise at stores across the area. The money will be used to help Francis House provide care and support for children and young adults with life-limiting conditions and their families.

"Colleagues, members and customers were keen to take part when they heard about the fundraising for Francis House."
David Kay, store manager, Co-op West Didsbury



Kate Puc, fundraising officer at Francis House, said: "We are overwhelmed with the fantastic support and enthusiasm of our fundraisers and volunteers. The money raised by the Co-op and its members and customers will make a difference locally. Francis House is free of charge to all who stay, providing care for children and young adults with llife-limiting and life-threatening conditions, along with support and friendship for the whole family. It is almost entirely reliant upon voluntary funding and so £1,100 really does provide a boost to our funding needs. We would like to say a huge thank you to the Co-op from everyone at Francis House."

David Kay, Manager of the Co-op’s Burton Road, West Didsbury, store, said: “As a community-based retailer it is important to us that we not only provide the community with their everyday essentials, but we contribute to improving local life too. Colleagues, members and customers were keen to take part when they heard about the fundraising for Francis House and the support it provide to families in the region - I would like to thank everyone for their support, the response has been incredible."




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