Doncaster's St John's Hospice receive £1,000 donation

A donation of £1,000 has been shipped to St John’s Hospice in Balby.

By Barbara Craythorn
Monday, 16th August 2021, 11:48 am
Updated Monday, 16th August 2021, 11:56 am
Left to right: Lindsey Richards, St Johns Hospice and Karen Gyte from Freightliner.
Left to right: Lindsey Richards, St Johns Hospice and Karen Gyte from Freightliner.

Freightliner, who regularly support charities asked staff for nominations of where to share the kindness next.

Karen Gyte put St John’s Hospice forward as she’s been a supporter ever since the hospice cared for her father, Roy Donald, back in 2012!

Karen said: “The staff at the hospice are fantastic, they managed to get my dad strong enough to go home before he passed away which we’ll be forever grateful for. The staff not only helped my dad but supported all of our family too and always explained everything and involved us every step of the way.

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“My employer, Freightliner, have always been great at supporting charities, so when they asked us to nominate a charity, I jumped at the chance to nominate the hospice, I always support the hospice where I can and try to spread awareness about them, and this was the perfect opportunity.”

Lindsey Richards of the hospice said: “Karen has always been a great supporter of our hospice, she regularly knits items for us to sell or raffle, most recently being a knitted gnome kitted out with the Freightliner logo!

“The hospice wants to thank Karen for everything she does, and we want to thank Freightliner for supporting us by choosing our hospice to benefit from their kind donation.”

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