Curry night success will make a difference to hospice's care
An Epworth business celebrated its first birthday by hosting a successful Indian charity night and raised a fantastic Â£1,700 in aid of Lindsey Lodge Hospice.
Owner of The Curry Leaf, Omar Farooque, and his team hosted the successful charity evening which included a three course meal and a raffle.
The hospice in Scunthorpe has to raise £2.5 million a year to provide a vital service to local people with life-limiting illnesses such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and heart failure.
“It was a very special night and we were over-whelmed with the support from everyone who helped us achieve an impressive £1,700 for the worthy hospice,” said Omar from Scunthorpe.
“Credit goes to the staff for cooking and serving up the delicious three-course meal which was made from locally-sourced ingredients. We also had a lot of support from regular customers as well as new ones- so a big thank you to everyone who supported us.
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“We believe in giving something back to the community which is why we are already planning our next charity evening in the summer!”
Sharon Tune, from Lindsey Lodge Hospice, added: “A big thank you to everyone who made it a success and we look forward to working with Omar and his team again.
“The amount raised will make a direct difference to the hospice’s care as it will pay for over a month’s worth of vital oxygen for our patients.”
For more information about Lindsey Lodge Hospice visit www.lindseylodgehospice.org.uk