New initiative launched between hotel chain and Garden House Hospice

Launch of a new project between Garden House Hospice and IBIS hotel in Stevenage. Pictured is Tina F

Launch of a new project between Garden House Hospice and IBIS hotel in Stevenage. Pictured is Tina Fletcher, Corporate Fundraiser at Garden House Hospice, Mayor John Lloyd, Ruslana Yarmolyuk, IBIS Manager, Hannah Chapman, Deputy Manager of IBIS, Lance Haggith, BBC Sports Peronality and Founder of Sports Traider, Tracy Savage, LV Retirement Solutions, David Heymans, Chair of Trustees and Mayoress Joan Lloyd, - Credit: Archant

A CHARITY and a leading hotel chain have joined forces to raise funds for a hospice.

Staff from the IBIS Central Stevenage and the Garden House Hospice, Letchworth GC, came together for a ribbon cutting ceremony to launch an initiative called Check Out For The Hospice.

The scheme, which is also being supported by LV= retirement solutions, Hitchin, asks guests if they would like to add a donation of £1 to their room bill on check out.

The Garden House Hospice has to raise in excess of £1m each year to provide care and support for patients and their loved ones.

The mayor and mayoress of Stevenage, John and Joan Lloyd, attended the event last Thursday for the ribbon cutting ceremony by Lance Haggith, who won unsung hero at the 2010 BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards.


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Tina Fletcher, corporate fundraiser for the Garden House Hospice, said: “On behalf of Garden House I would also like to say a huge thank you to our supporters for their hard work, dedication and commitment to this exciting initiative.”

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