Miller Homes raises a whopping £26k for Newcastle hospice
The construction company chose St Oswald’s Hospice as their chosen charity in 2021.
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North East construction company, Miller Homes, have partnered up with a regional hospice, in order to provide much needed donations.
Miller Homes chose Newcastle’s St Oswald’s Hospice as it’s chosen charity in 2021, and have since been involved in various fundraising activities to help support the hospice and the vital work they do.
It has now been announced that the construction company has raised a whopping £26,000 for the St Oswald’s Hospice.
Miller Homes have shown exceptional dedication and commitment to help support the hospice, and hope to continue to raise further funds for them in the future.
Trudy Alexander, the charity ambassador for Miller Homes, helped to kick-start the fundraising activities, which included events such as Walk-tober, which involved walking miles during October, with every mile generating £1 from the company.
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Further walking events included Miller Miles and Active April, as well as fundraising coffee mornings and bake sales.
Staff at Miller Homes also took part in the Kielder Marathon, the Great North Run and the 3 Peaks Challenge.
Trudy, who is a Giving Day Champion with the hospice, explained how special it was the choose them as the charity to raise money for, given that one of her own family members had been looked after by them.
Trudy said: “It’s a special place and it mean a lot to all of us at Miller Homes to support
somewhere local and to know the difference it makes.”
Patrick Arkle, Regional Director for Miller Homes, added: “The service that St Oswald’s Hospice provides to many people and families is invaluable to so many in our region so we’re delighted to have been able to support them.
“We want to create and enhance communities; we approach fundraising as a way to help us reach out to the people and organisations who are positively influencing things in the areas we are creating homes.”
Kirsty MacDonald, Senior Fundraiser Business Partnerships at St Oswald’s Hospice said: “We are so grateful for their partnership, enthusiasm and support which makes such
a big difference to us at the hospice and we’re looking forward to what is to come.”