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Kite Packaging Midlands Branch Donate To Local Acorns Children’s Hospice
The growing company has donated £7,000 to employee-nominated charities
After introducing its new philanthropy programme across all of its regional branches last year, Kite Packaging has presented cheques to seven charities, totalling £7,000.
With seven sites located across the UK, Kite employees from each area were given the opportunity to nominate a charity to become their ‘Charity of the Year’ as part of the companies CSR agenda. Within each branch, the most nominated charity will receive a £1,000 donation. Each Kite branch also plans to continue fundraising for charities throughout the year, with internal fundraising activities and individual support from employees.
Kite Packaging’s Midlands based branch in Coventry, were delighted to donate £1,000 in support of Acorns Children’s Hospice – selected by one of the branches employees.
Warren Powell, Managing Partner at Kite Packaging Midlands said, “Kite Packaging is very proud to support Acorns Hospice and the vital work they undertake, the commitment and warmth they show to the Children and their families is quite special, It is a pleasure to be working with such a dedicated team of people now and in the future and we look forward to working with Amanda and the team on many fundraising projects throughout 2016.”
Acorns Children’s Hospice provide a network of specialist palliative nursing care and support for babies, children and young people age 0-18 who have life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and associated complex needs.
Amanda Smallman from Acorns Children’s Hospice said: “We are delighted to have been chosen as the Kite Packaging Midlands branch charity of the year and are really looking forward to working with them on fundraising and volunteering opportunities.
“It costs Acorns over £9million to run its three hospices across the Midlands so the funds raised through this initiative will be vital to help us continue our work.”