The team at Pentagon Derby were able to raise £5500 for both Sight Support Derbyshire and Derby Children’s Holiday Centre; while the team at Pentagon Mansfield raised a further £5100 for John Eastwood Hospice.
The retailers have been showing their support for the charities throughout 2018 with a wide range of activities, working closely with customers to raise awareness of the work the charities do in the local area.
Hollie Fensome, Franchise Support Manager at Pentagon, commented: “We always like to give back to our local community as much as we can, which is why we were really pleased to continue our charity work and raise money for such worthwhile causes. It has been an absolute pleasure to work with Bill Tomlinson from the Children’s Holiday Centre, Lynda Raven from Sight Support Derbyshire and the team at John Eastwood Hospice over the last 12 months. They all do so much for each of the charities, and it has been a privilege to help them try and make a difference to people’s lives. We’re really delighted to have been able to raise such a fantastic amount of money and look forward to continuing our fundraising efforts into 2019.”
Yvonne Shucksmith, Fundraising and Events manager at John Eastwood Hospice, said: “We are delighted with the amount raised by Pentagon and offer a huge thank you to its staff and customers, who have given so generously. Our work requires a lot of donations and contributions from the local community, so we this money will go a long way to help those who are in need.”
Sight Support Derbyshire helps local adults and children face the everyday challenges of living with sight loss.
Derby Children’s Holiday Centre is a registered charity that gives Derbyshire children who are experiencing difficult times at home with a week-long holiday. The charity aims to give youngsters time and space to relax, as well as make new friends in a supportive and structured environment.
John Eastwood Hospice provides palliative care to those in need, both in the hospice itself and in the local community.
For more information on Sight Support Derbyshire, please visit www.sightsupportderbyshire.org.uk
For details on Derby Children’s Holiday Centre head to www.dchc.org.uk
For information on John Eastwood Hospice, visit: www.johneastwoodhospice.org.uk
Visit your local Pentagon dealership to find out more about the community and charity work performed by Pentagon.