18 December 2015

Newcross proud to support local communities at Christmas

Newcross has always been committed to supporting local communities and giving back through volunteer activities, fundraising and charitable donations. Our national team of healthcare, complex care and office staff regularly get involved in activities to raise money and support worthy causes within their local communities.

Throughout December 2015, we have been delivering presents to NSPCC Service Centres around the UK. These service centres provide free essential support and advice to children and parents who are in need.  We have given games, crafts, tables and chairs, cushions and many more gifts that will help with their workshops they run.

Our Taunton team gathered together a donation of festive food and delivered it to the Taunton Homeless Association. Fundraising and Communications Officer Rosie Hather said, “We have passed these onto our hostels and move on projects to residents that are in need. We make up food parcels and residents are always very appreciative. Your generosity is a great help to us and really makes a difference to those who are most vulnerable in our community. We really appreciate your support.”

Throughout 2015 we’ve dressed up, dressed down and ‘done something funny for money’ in aid of charitable causes in 2015 raising £4,300 and counting! This is in addition to the generous £20,000 donation made on behalf of all Newcross employees to Shelterbox following the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

Newcross Healthcare's CEO, Stephen Pattrick said, "We've always taken our charitable responsibilities very seriously and it's important that we remember those in need, especially at Christmas. We're delighted that we can give back to our local communities and support several charitable causes throughout the year.”

Managing Director, Michelle Gorringe RN went on to say, “Well done to everyone that has participated in our many charitable activities this year, it’s fantastic to say that we’ve donated almost £25,000 this year alone.”