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Highway Express donate more than 200 chocolate Easter eggs

When Highway Express heard about our Easter Chick Appeal they came up with a cracking idea.  
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The taxi and courier company, which is based in South Street, Romford, decided to ask staff and customers to donate chocolate eggs so they could pass them on to our fundraising team.Cart of Easter Eggs resized

Larger Easter eggs are then used for fundraising hampers and the smaller eggs are inserted into beautiful knitted chicks and sold for a donation.      

So far Highway Express, which has nominated the Hospice as its charity of the year, has collected more than 200 eggs.     

Kerrie Wilkinson, Head Dispatcher at Highway Express, said, "My grandad was cared for the Hospice so I know about the wonderful care the charity provides and we just wanted to do something to support our local community.     

"We are also the sub-contractor for the NHS and our surrounding boroughs and we often taken people to the Hospice and back home."      

Michelle Hughes, who is part of our fundraising team, said, "We are just overwhelmed by the amount of support they want to offer us in the coming year.      

"The fact this is their very first fundraising idea and it has completely taken off, is amazing!"     
Highway Express have a number of fundraising initiatives in the pipeline including a quiz and a Christmas ball so watch this space! 
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