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The Coffee House customers help St Nicholas Hospice Care with £1,000



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The owners of a pair of coffee shops have continued their pledge to St Nicholas Hospice Care with another £1,000 for the charity.

When they started their business Jess Darnell and Lucy Newell from The Coffee House, which has shops in Fornham All Saints and Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds, pledged for the life-time of the business to donate 1p from every coffee sold to the hospice.

No strangers to fundraising for the hospice their latest £1,000 donation, which also includes contributions made through a Giving Tree initiative they ran during lockdown, was made late last month.

St Nicholas Hospice Care’s corporate fundraising manager Abby Mayes, left, and Jess Darnell from The Coffee House.
St Nicholas Hospice Care’s corporate fundraising manager Abby Mayes, left, and Jess Darnell from The Coffee House.

Abby Mayes, the hospice’s corporate fundraising manager, said: "Jess and Lucy have supported the work of the hospice since the beginning of their businesses.

"Their ongoing kindness and generosity are appreciated, and they always put the ‘fun’ into fundraising."

The funds being raised by the Coffee House team will help support the work St Nicholas Hospice Care does throughout West Suffolk and Thetford supporting people facing dying, caring and grief.

For more information on the Hospice, go to www.stnicholashospicecare.org.uk

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