Stagecoach in South Wales has supported Tŷ Hafan by raising £394 towards the Welsh children’s hospice. Robert McEwen, Fleet Engineer for Blackwood and Caerphilly depots organised a charity raffle throughout December for the third year running. Local businesses and suppliers donated gifts for the raffle and Stagecoach staff and their families were invited to buy small gifts in return to be entered into a prize draw. The winners were announced before the Christmas break.
Kelly Dibble, Senior Fundraising Executive for Corporate Partnerships came to visit Blackwood depot to tell Stagecoach how their donation will be used.
Kelly said: “It’s been a trying time for Tŷ Hafan due to the pandemic as much of our planned fundraising activity has come to a halt. That said, we’ve been astounded by the level of support from businesses and individuals across the country who have continued to support us through this difficult time.
“All of us at Tŷ Hafan would like to say a huge thank you to the staff at Stagecoach for their continued support. The funds raised will help us to complete our ambitious but essential refurbishment project to make our hospice fit for the future. This vital work will enable us to continue to help life-limited children and their families for the next 20 years and beyond.”
Robert added: “We’re so happy to support Tŷ Hafan with our third charity raffle. Our staff are always happy to get involved when it comes to helping local children in our communities especially after a difficult year. We’d like to thank everyone who donated and helped to organise this raffle, and we hope to continue working with Tŷ Hafan in the future”.