DONATE DON’T DUMP – is the message from Michael Sobell Hospice Charity (MSHC) as it launches a new campaign with BNI in Rickmansworth, to encourage people to donate their unwanted clothing, bric a brac, household goods and gifts, to help make a difference to those receiving specialist palliative care across Hillingdon, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
The campaign recently launched by MSHC Head of Income Generation, Caroline Caisley, in partnership with representatives of BNI, based on Church Street, invites employees along with the general public to have a wardrobe clear-out, fill up a bag or two with unwanted donations and simply bring them along to a ‘donation station’ housed inside their offices.
“This is a fantastic initiative for our local community and businesses to get involved in, and in turn helps us as a Charity to secure the vital funding needed every year to ensure hospice care services provided at Michael Sobell Hospice can continue to support hundreds of families at a crucial time of need,” explained Caroline. “We are thrilled our friends at BNI have come on board, as our very first company to house a ‘donation station’, and hope to see a flock of donations which we can turn into money via our three Charity shops in Northwood, Eastcote and Ruislip.”
Commenting on supporting the campaign, BNI National Director, Tim Cook, said: “Michael Sobell Hospice provide fantastic support to patients and their families and have directly impacted on a number of us working at BNI. We’re delighted to be able to help in any way we can. This initiative is a really simple way that we can give back.”
If your business is interested in helping to support the Donate Don’t Dump campaign by housing a ‘donation station’ in your workplace, please get in touch with the Charity on 020 3826 2367/2357.
MSHC needs to raise over £1.6 million pounds every year towards the continued funding of essential hospice care for patients facing life limiting illness across Hillingdon, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, including a 16-bedded in-patient unit and day centre.
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