Grand gesture: Debra Evans (right) with Tania Ansell, of St David’s Hospice Care with Catherine Lansdown and Sharon Lambert, of The Coventry Building Society, Chepstow
GWENT Building Society The Coventry has made a grand donation to St David’s Hospice Care to ensure a sizzling start to the fund raising year.
The Coventry branch in Bank Street, Chepstow, has donated £1,000 to the Gwent charity to pay for barbeque equipment to be used at events throughout the area.
The first outing for the top of the range kit will be at the finish line for the Tour de Gwent bicycle ride on Sunday, March 29.
Coventry Building Society community champion Debra Evans, said: “We’re thrilled that we have been able to help out St David’s Hospice Care in this way. We have been supporting the charity since 2009 with members of staff getting involved in a variety of fund raising events.
Debra herself is in training for the Severn Bridge half marathon and the office is also gearing up to take part in the fiftieth annual Monmouth Raft Race later in the year. The office, which raised £283 through is Christmas raffle this time, also encourages its customers to get involved in fund raising for St David’s Hospice Care.
Tania Ansell, of St David’s Hospice Care, said: “The Chepstow branch of The Coventry Building Society are stalwart supporters of our charity. We ‘re delighted with the barbeque equipment which will be put to very good use this year together with the marquee they gave us last year.”
The Coventry Building Society team which together raise money for St David’s Hospice care are: Catherine Lansdown, branch manager and Debra Evans, Sharon Lambert, Leigh Fawcett, Claire , Tess Price, Angela Hughes and Mo Pidgeon
*The Coventry Building Society are entering the Monmouth raft race for the first time this year and are looking for help in terms of materials and in putting together a craft for the race.
If you can help please contact Debra Evans on 01291 625769