Comet charity given boost

PUBLISHED: 09:50 20 March 2007 | UPDATED: 11:40 06 May 2010

The Sue Ryder charity will benefit from the collaboration

The Sue Ryder charity will benefit from the collaboration

The Comet s charity of the year has been given another boost. It comes from Stevenage Town Centre Initiative which has made Sue Ryder Care its own charity of 2007. Town centre manager Tracey Parry said: The Town Centre Management Company is delighted to

The Comet's charity of the year has been given another boost.

It comes from Stevenage Town Centre Initiative which has made Sue Ryder Care its own charity of 2007.

Town centre manager Tracey Parry said: "The Town Centre Management Company is delighted to support Sue Ryder Care. I have two friends who live with multiple sclerosis so this is a charity close to my heart."

The Initiative has already raised £160 during this year's charity Pancake Race on Shrove Tuesday and there are many plans in the pipeline for further fundraising events and activities in the town centre throughout the rest of the year.

The Sue Ryder Care Centre at Stagenhoe Park near Whitwell specialises in the care of people with neurological conditions, providing long term and respite care for adults.

It offers specialised care to people with complex illnesses and conditions, including multiple sclerosis, stroke, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and brain injury.

The centre's fundraising manager Barbara Burnett said: "We are thrilled that Stevenage Town Centre Management have chosen Sue Ryder Care as their first ever charity of the year.

"We know that with their support we really can make a difference and raise both funds and awareness of the work that we do here at Stagenhoe."

If you would like to make a donation to the Sue Ryder Care - Stagenhoe appeal, please contact Tracey Parry on 01438 740884 or Barbara Burnett on 01438 871427.


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