|Lick of Paint Transforms Charity Head Office
A local charity has had its head office spruced up, thanks to a team of hard workers at Wigan-based company, Hazeldene.
A group of 11 employees from one of the UK’s leading freshly prepared salad suppliers helped transform the Me 2 You charity head office in Hindley, using funds raised by Hazeldene staff and kind donations from Crown Paints.
Me 2 You is a new charity, set up in October 2009 to help bereaved children, young people and their families re-adjust to life after the death of a loved one, or loss due to separation.
Kelly Willison, Chairperson for the Me 2 You Charity, was delighted to have the Hazeldene team paint the whole of the office, which is newly purchased on Market Street in Hindley. She said:
“Hazledene has been very supportive towards the charity. We didn’t have the funds or time to paint the new offices and were pleased when Hazeldene offered to help out.
“Many of the people who visit the head office have suffered a significant bereavement or loss so it’s important to have a relaxing atmosphere, which it now does, thanks to the make-over. We’d like to say a big thank you to Hazeldene for their support.”
The charity depends heavily on public donations and funds raised through events so was delighted when Hazeldene additionally contributed a further £300, raised via staff donations.
Mary Jane McGhee, HR Manager at Hazeldene who helped to organise the event, said:
“We had a lot of fun painting the Me 2 You office and it was a pleasure being able to offer our support to a very worthy cause. At Hazeldene, we are firm supporters of organisations like Me 2 You, who provide such a valuable service to the those in need.
“Our financial contribution will assist the Me 2 You core services, including grief and loss camps and small group work. The charity does some fantastic work for the community and hopefully we will be able to continue our support going forward.”
For more information on Hazeldene, log on to www.hazeldene.co.uk.
For more information about Me 2 You, its events and fundraising activities, visit www.me2youbereavement.org.uk.