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Cash boost for Bolton Hospice

Cash boost for Bolton Hospice

Bolton at Home employees have raised £2,350 for Bolton Hospice through our own ‘tuck shop’.

Throughout the year, employees have given donations for healthy snacks and sweet treats provided by colleagues.

We visited the hospice to hand over the donations made throughout 2019.

Shirley Ainscow, our payroll advisor, said: “It’s great to see our staff raising money for important causes. The snack donations idea is something we’ve been doing for a few years now and our colleagues have once again been very generous in supporting it.”

Jon Lord, our group chief executive, added: “We’re a community organisation with socially-minded staff, who support various charities and good causes throughout the year. Many of us have been touched personally by the work of Bolton Hospice, so we’re proud to hand over this latest donation to the hospice team.”

Kathryn Willett, corporate and community fundraiser for Bolton Hospice, said: “As an independent charity, Bolton Hospice needs £4m per year through donations, fundraising and gifts in wills to continue providing free care and support. Donations like this are vital to supporting our work and we thank Bolton at Home for their continued support.”

Pictured left-to-right are Bolton at Home’s Shirley Ainscow, Jon Lord, Angela Adams and Pamela Knee.

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Tap4 issues

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Tap4 is our new digital publication for tenants and is released every quarter. It's available to read on any device, and:

  • Keeps you clued-up on the things we do to build and support our communities

  • Puts a spotlight on the people and organisations that make Bolton brilliant

  • Is inspired by you.

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Quarter Turn is dedicated to raising awareness of interesting activities, relevant services and inspiring stories from in and around our communities, celebrating those involved in community activities. It is sent every quarter to around 3000 tenants who live in our sheltered and extra care housing, or who receive Careline.