Published Tuesday 12th April 2016

The Tesco employees, who have also been helping volunteers at the Hospice’s Home and Living Store in Holmer Road, wanted to express their gratitude for the care provided to their friends and family members at St Michael’s.

Sarah Woodward from Tesco said, ‘Many of my colleagues have been touched deeply by St Michael’s and I remember very clearly how the Hospice looked after all my family when my father-in-law Mike Woodward was a patient. It’s an amazing place and I can’t thank the Hospice staff enough. The abseil brought us all together as a team, and I think we all wanted to go back up and do it again. I’m looking forward taking part in the next activity experience day organised by the Hospice.’

Trade Manager Dom Stephans at Tesco Belmont commented, ‘It’s been a great opportunity for Tesco staff to give something back to the Hospice. Learning more about the great work the Hospice does has made us even more committed to continue helping out at the St Michael’s Holmer Road Home and Living Store.’
Paddy Nugent, Community Fundraising Manager at St Michael’s Hospice, said, ‘The enthusiasm of all the Tesco staff is a perfect example of the tremendous support the Hospice receives from our local business community. We would like to offer a huge heartfelt thank-you for everything they are doing to help St Michael’s provide the best possible care to local families.’

St Michael’s will be organising another abseil event later in the year. For more information about Hospice events and activities, call the Community Fundraising Team on 01432 851000.

Photo, members of the Tesco abseiling Team with Paddy Nugent from St Michael’s Hospice.
l-r: Connah Wolley, Paddy Nugent (St Michael’s Hospice) Andrew Ruck, Caroline Howell, Sarah Woodward, Sam Jones, Paul Wall and Andrea Major
Members of the abseiling Team not in the photographed:

Ali Wall, Ellie Mao-Evens, Charlotte Mao-Evens and Stuart Gillet