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LOCAL BUSINESS CELEBRATES SPONSORSHIP OF HOSPITAL CHARITY’S VIRTUAL ‘FREEDOM MILES’ EVENT

Local solicitors Hall Smith Whittingham sponsorship of Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity’s virtual fundraiser has resulted in £6,500 raised for their Children’s Emergency Care Appeal.

Those who took part in the ‘Freedom Miles’ event ran, swam, jogged or walked their miles in their own time to raise money and received a bespoke t-shirt to wear with pride.

Emma Appleyard, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution at HSW said: ‘At Hall Smith Whittingham Solicitors we take great pleasure in getting involved with local charities which have such an impact in our local community. We were delighted to hear that Freedom Miles was such a big success.

Carole Salmon, MCH Charity Community Fundraiser said: ‘This was a new event in our fundraising calendar for 2021 and a huge hit! All the money raised is for the Children's Emergency Care appeal which will help provide high-tech equipment and child friendly extras to make the Paediatric unit at Leighton Hospital the best it can be.

To find out more about the appeal and how to get involved contact Carole Salmon, MCH Charity Community Fundraiser on 07467 687998 or email carole.salmon@mcht.nhs.uk or visit MCH Charity social media pages on Facebook and Twitter @mchcharity

MCH Charity is a registered charity that manages all money raised for, or donated to, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which includes Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary, Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre, Winsford. The Trust is also part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP), a unique local health partnership that provides a range of community health services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal.  

MCH Charity supports patients, their relatives and friends, staff and local businesses and organisations to raise money for the charity. All the money we raise is spent to enhance and improve the care and experience that people receive when using Trust services. We purchase state-of-the-art equipment, additional comforts and fund enhanced training for staff.  

The charity works closely with the Trust to make sure that all specialities are supported to spend every penny of the money raised on items that will directly improve patient care.

Children's Emergency Care appeal will help provide high-tech equipment and child friendly extras to make the Paediatric unit at Leighton Hospital the best it can be.

For more information please visit our website:

www.mchcharity.org

and our social media pages on Facebook and Twitter @mchcharity

Pictured - Carole Salmon from Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity and Emma Appleyard from Hall Smith Whittingham cheque presentation.

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