HospiceCare North Northumberland has benefitted from more than £1,500 in funding in the last 12 months thanks to a local opticians.

Specsavers in Berwick supported HospiceCare North Northumberland through various fundraising events including numerous bake sales, specs MOTs in return for donations and a sponsored zip slide event at the Tyne Bridge.

2019 charity partner
Craig Bell, store director at Specsavers in Berwick, said: 'HospiceCare North Northumberland is an amazing charity which offers vital support to those with terminal conditions and their families. 

'We are delighted to have raised a great amount and I’m very proud of all our staff who supported our charity partner with fantastic enthusiasm and to our customers who made kind donations.'

HospiceCare is the main provider of free palliative care in the county and Specsavers has been hosting a series of fundraising events throughout the year to support its efforts. Customers can also donate in return for a free specs repair in store.

Find out more about HospiceCare North Northumberland at www.hospicecare-nn.org.uk. 

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