Staff at The Fox, Willian and Hermitage Rd, Hitchin (sister establishments) with the help of their customers and suppliers have raised an amazing amount of £1,514.25 for their chosen charity Macmillan Cancer Support. The funds were raised from various events held recently at both venues.
A cheque was handed over to Kerry Briars, Hertfordshire Fundraising Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support, on Monday 4th February. Said Kerry ‘this is an amazing amount to have raised and with 822 people being diagnosed with cancer every day, this sort of donation really will make a difference to the lives of the people affected by cancer. The Fox have been fundraising for Macmillan for several years now and we are really pleased to have Hermitage Rd. fundraising for us too. Macmillan Cancer Support really does appreciate local support, thank you to everyone that helped both establishments raise this huge amount.
‘James Nye, Managing Director of Anglian Country Inns Ltd, owners of The Fox & Hermitage Rd. said, ‘this is an amazing amount to raise especially in this economic climate and it was our pleasure to host the events. We must say a big thank you to all suppliers, customers and friends who so generously supported our fundraising. We hosted fun events and we are delighted that all proceeds are being donated to this very worthwhile charity. ACInns Ltd are also donating £1,683.95 to Macmillan Cancer Support in Norfolk which was raised by sister establishments The White Horse & The Jolly Sailors at Brancaster Staithe’
For further information contact Pamela Farrell, Mobile 07887 603992