POOLE BASED CHARITY GETS A HELPING HAND FROM THE SCREWFIX FOUNDATION

Forest Holme Hospice, based in Poole, is celebrating after being awarded £3,222 worth of funding from The Screwfix Foundation, a charity which supports projects to fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and facilities for those in need.

Hannah Parsons from Forest Holme Hospice comments: “We are very grateful to The Screwfix Foundation for donating these much needed funds to support our charity. Forest Holme Hospice Charity mission is to enhance the lives of adults in Dorset with life limiting illness through clinical excellence, exceptional service and compassionate care. The funding will be used towards refurbishment of the patient services / utility room. We’d like to thank everyone who was involved in the fundraising – it’s been a great help to us.”

Lee Willett, Store Manager of the Screwfix store in Poole Parkstone, comments: “We’re really pleased that one of our local charities has been awarded funding by The Screwfix Foundation. Staff from across the business have held a variety of fundraising events to raise vital funds for The Screwfix Foundation, so it’s fantastic to see the money we have raised being invested back into such a worthwhile community project.”

The Screwfix Foundation, which launched in April 2013 donates much needed funding to help a variety of local projects throughout the UK, from repairing buildings and improving community facilities, to improving the homes of people living with sickness or disability.

It also works closely with two national charity partners, Barnardo’s children’s charity and Macmillan Cancer Support, as well as supporting smaller, local registered charities like Forest Holme Hospice.

Relevant projects from across Poole are invited to apply online for a share of the funding at screwfixfoundation.com.

For more information about The Screwfix Foundation, visit screwfixfoundation.com.