Tesco Helps KEMP Hospice Break Children’s Appeal Target
Tesco store in Kidderminster who nominated KEMP Hospice as their Charity Trust Community Award in July, have donated £1,000 to KEMP’s Children’s appeal helping break their £30,000 target. KEMP Hospice’s Children’s Appeal supports children and young people who are experiencing bereavement in the Wyre Forest and surrounding areas, to date raising £31,109, will enable the hospice to provide local children and young people with residential breaks, group sessions with KEMP’s family worker and provide memorial events. Mike Burke the store manager said: “We are very happy to donate to such an important cause and their amazing achievements to date.” Tesco in Kidderminster nominated the Wyre Forest-based hospice as their Charity Trust Community Award in July and helped the appeal by raising £1,000. Chief Executive of Kemp Hospice Terry Osbourn said: “We are very grateful to Mike and his team at Tesco for selecting us for their Community Award and for supporting this vital, new service which is already proving to be invaluable to children, young people and their families locally. “It is thanks to support like this that we have been able to develop and grow new services which make such a huge difference to local people’s lives.” Kemp Hospice children’s and family worker Jackie Turner said that the death of a loved one can be difficult for children and the hospice’s service will help them through the grieving process. She said: “To see the positive impact these Kemp services can have on a child’s life and to know you are making a difference is really moving.” If you would like to donate towards KEMP’s Children’s Appeal then simply text KEMP30 to 70070 with your donation.