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Christmas tree recycling collection cancelled

Unfortunately we were forced to cancel its Christmas Tree Recycling collection following the latest lockdown restrictions announced last Monday.

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Almost 1,300 supporters across Havering signed up for our annual fundraising initiative which was due to take place last weekend and expected to raise £20,000 to help local people who are seriously ill.

 

“We are deeply saddened to have to take this step and we appreciate this will be very disappointing for our supporters who signed up to have their tree collected,” said Leyla Clayden, Marketing Campaigns Manager.

 

“We felt this was absolutely necessary to help control the spread of the virus and keep our workers and the community safe.

 

“The safety of our supporters and all those people involved in collecting trees must be our priority in these challenging times.

 

“After a really difficult 2020, we were hopeful that the Christmas Tree Recycling service would be a great success for the local community and the Hospice and help raise vital funds to support local people in need of palliative and end of life care and support.”

 

Click here to find out more information or call our fundraising team on 01708 771431.

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