Double your donation drive by Welwyn Garden City hospice

PUBLISHED: 16:25 14 October 2013 | UPDATED: 16:25 14 October 2013

Members of the Isabel Hospice fundraising team have donated £10 each

Members of the Isabel Hospice fundraising team have donated £10 each

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Staff at a WGC-based hospice have donated £10 to their employer – with a new campaign set to double the cash.

Now bosses at the Isabel Hospice have called on donors to follow their lead.

You can donate £10 to the Isabel Hospice through the Localgiving.com website, and it will become £20 plus Gift Aid through the Grow Your Tenner campaign.

Localgiving.com has been given £500,000 by the Office for Civil Society to distribute to the charities and voluntary groups.

Each charity can receive a maximum of £1,000 in match funding.

Registration opens today (Monday) and you can donate from 10am tomorrow.

You need to register as a supporter before you can donate by going to www.localgiving.com, then click on ‘sign up’ link.

The campaign will open from 10am tomorrow, Tuesday.

Go to www.localgiving.com/isabelhospice to make your donation.

Lisa Seccombe, director of fundraising and public relations, said: “What better way to make £10 work for a great local charity.

“That sum could almost pay for an hour’s nursing at our In-Patient Unit.

“Our fundraising team were delighted to give their own money to encourage others to do the same.”


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