New Hitchin charity shop opens to help sick children

Keech Hospice Care (formerly Keech Cottage Children s Hospice) is opening a new shop in Churchgate, Hitchin tomorrow (Friday). The charity, which raises money for children s care in Herts and Beds, is appealing for donations of good quality clothing, boo

Keech Hospice Care (formerly Keech Cottage Children's Hospice) is opening a new shop in Churchgate, Hitchin tomorrow (Friday).

The charity, which raises money for children's care in Herts and Beds, is appealing for donations of good quality clothing, books, bric-a-brac, small electrical goods, jewellery and unbroken toys

Philip Kojcinovic, retail manager, said: "The shop will play a vital part in raising the funds needed to maintain our children's hospice services. We appreciate that this is a time of financial uncertainty, but even just one bag of your unwanted items will help to make the shop a success.

The shop will be open from Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm, and donations can be dropped off during those hours or for larger items a collection can be arranged, call 01462 441171.

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