Snow Costs Huddersfield Hospice £12,000 In Shop Sales

Forget Me Not Hospice say 'we need our amazing local community to help us too.'

A Huddersfield hospice say they've lost over £12,000 in sales in their shops in the past week.

Forget Me Not, which is based in Brackenhall, say the bad weather brought by the 'Beast From The East' hit them particularly hard.

The team also battled on through snow, ice and storms to make sure children with life-shortening conditions and their families get the care they needed. The CEO,Peter Branson, has been ferrying staff to families in his 4x4, while non-care team members have been doing all they can to 'muck in'.

Kirsty Franks, communications director at Forget Me Not said: "Our team really do go above and beyond the call of duty at times like these, because our children and families need us more than ever.

"We need our amazing local community to help us too. It's vital we recoup the losses we've suffered this week so we can continue to provide the high quality of care we pride ourselves on. We've set up a special Just Giving page to make it really easy for people to donate."

You can donate at https://www.justgiving.com/campaigns/charity/forgetmenotchildrenshospice/storm-fundraising or visit www.forgetmenotchild.co.uk or text EAST10 £(amount) to 70070.

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