RAISING money and awareness of the work done by local charity Kirkwood Hospice was one of the talking points at a Huddersfield business networking event.
Marie Peacock, Capital Appeal manager for the rebuilding work at the Dalton hospice, attended the monthly Coffee & Cake Business Network meeting held at Café Society, Byram Street.
She talked about some of the forthcoming fundraising events, including the Santa Dash on Sunday, December 9. Marie brought out Santa hats and tinsel for a fun photo opportunity and a raffle was held with proceeds going to the appeal.
Networkers also heard from Jean Kent, of West Yorkshire Enterprise Agency, who shared advice on issues ranging from the pitfalls when starting a company to creative ideas for corporate fundraising.
Michelle Hodgson, of Key Words, who runs the Coffee & Cake Business Network, said: “Many people, including myself, have had first-hand experience of the amazing support Kirkwood Hospice gives local people.
“Even the smallest donation can help towards the costs of rebuilding and refurbishing the hospice and there are some great fundraising events coming up over the next few months.”
To find out more about the Capital Appeal go to www.capitalappeal.org or call 01484 557911.