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


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 website, and it will become £20 plus Gift Aid through the Grow Your Tenner campaign. 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, then click on ‘sign up’ link.

The campaign will open from 10am tomorrow, Tuesday.

Go to 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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