Taunton office raises £822.18 for St Margaret’s Hospice

Lesley Gaskell and Julia Poulton

Somerset charity, St Margaret’s Hospice, has been presented with a cheque by Lesley Gaskell, Partner at Porter Dodson.

Employees at the Taunton office held regular fundraising events and activities, such as themed bake sales and dress down days, to raise money, which was then match funded by the Partners to bring the total to £822.18.

St. Margaret’s Hospice has been at the heart of Somerset’s community for over 35 years, delivering high quality, responsive and compassionate care to patients and their families facing a life-limiting illness. Through their medical expertise, nursing skills and specialist support services, they provide physical, emotional and spiritual care to their patients and their loved ones.

Julia Poulton, Head of Fundraising, commented: “We are grateful to Porter Dodson and all their staff for choosing us as their charity and raising this fantastic amount. It will go towards the care and support we provide, which is free of charge to patients and their loved ones.”

Lesley Gaskell, Partner in the Taunton office, said: “We’ve been proud to work with St Margaret’s Hospice over the last year. They do a wonderful job providing a valuable service to the local community when needed the most and I’m pleased we’ve been able to support such a worthwhile cause. I’d like to thank everyone who took part in and supported our events.”

(Photo shows Lesley Gaskell and Julia Poulton)

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