Hospice’s first wills week is hailed as a real winner as North Herts legal firms help raise £6,500

Solicitors who supported Garden House Hospice wills promotion, Sarah Cousins (Ross Williams): David

Solicitors who supported Garden House Hospice wills promotion, Sarah Cousins (Ross Williams): David Heymans (Chair of Trustees): Jane Marland and Parmjit Johal (HRJ Foreman Laws): Tim Penn (Penn Sassoli): Tina Fletcher (GHH): and Bob Lawrence (David Barney and Co) - Credit: Archant

Solicitors from firms across North Herts and Stevenage signed up on the dotted line when the Garden House Hospice held its first wills week promotion.

The 14 lawyers from eight different firms backed the scheme, which saw free wills drawn up in exchange for a donation to the good cause.

More than 50 people took up the offer, raising more than £6,500 for hospice funds.

Head of fundraising Karen Rabjohn said: “We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of the solicitors and the people of North Hertfordshire, who really got behind the initiative.” The firms involved were BBW, Letchworth and Stevenage: David Barney & Co, Stevenage: Friis & Radstone, Letchworth and Stevenage; Heckford Norton, Stevenage: HRJ Foreman Laws, Hitchin: Penn Sassoli, Royston: and Ross Williams, Hitchin.

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