Hospice support from Palmers Green opticians
Eyecare experts in Palmers Green raised more than £650 for North London Hospice during the month of May.
The team from Specsavers in Palmers Green collected £667 for the hospice in May by donating one pound for every free eye test carried out in store throughout the month to the special cause.
A word from the store director
Jaswinder Singh Nagra, store director at Specsavers in Palmers Green, said: ‘We are pleased that the cash raised from our free eye tests in May will go towards supporting the invaluable work of the hospice. It is important that the hospice is able to continue to provide vital support to those in our community in their time of need, and we are proud to show our support.’
A word from the hospice
Jennifer Sheehy, North London Hospice's corporate engagement manager, added: ‘We are delighted that Specsavers in Palmers Green has chosen the hospice as the beneficiary of their latest fundraising initiative.
‘Last year, the hospice cared for more than 1400 people with a variety of life-limiting conditions in the local community. The care we provide extends beyond the patient to supporting families, friends and carers, both during a person’s illness and in bereavement.
‘On average, the NHS funds just a third of the costs of providing hospice care. We, therefore, rely on the generosity of local communities to deliver this much-needed care. We are extremely grateful to Specsavers for their support.’