Staff , customers and charity volunteers at Langford Lakes Christmas Tree Farm raised £2995 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) during November and December.
Wendy Pollard, Chair of the Wellington Friends Group of CHSW, said: “On behalf of everyone at CHSW, I’d like to thank Reg Hendy and his wife, Ann and their family for enabling us to raise this amazing total.
“We are so grateful for their generosity in donating all the refreshments, which the Wellington Friends Group helped to serve to customers in the shop in the weeks leading up to Christmas. “
“We’re so pleased that, with the help of our customers, we managed to collect a fantastic amount of money for CHSW. In 2016, we raised £2,686 for the charity, so we’re delighted we were able to exceed that figure in 2017,” said owner Reg Hendy.
“The £2,955 was raised by providing visitors to our farm, who came to collect their Christmas trees and to buy decorations, with teas, coffees and mince pies in return for a donation to the charity.
“The money has been sent directly to Little Bridge House, our children’s hospice near Barnstable, where it will be used to support the vital work of caring for the life-limited children and their families,” added Wendy Pollard.