Staff at Fox Narrowboats were delighted to hand over a cheque to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices Cambridgeshire fundraising manager Karen Newton on Friday as the companies fundraising for the year draws to a close. The cheque was for a grand total of £2126.24. The money has been raised by running skippered boat trips at the March town St Georges Fayre, holding a book stall in the office throughout the year and finishing with Christmas tombola.
Fox Narrowboats Finance Director Tracey Baxter said, “I am delighted with the amount raised for EACH this year. I would like to thank all of our customers and supporters that have enabled us to raise such a large amount of money.”
Karen Newton, EACH Cambridgeshire Fundraising Manager, said: “We’re delighted to have the support of Fox Boats and are incredibly impressed with the generous sum of £2,126.24 which was raised for EACH thanks to a Charity of the Year Partnership. These funds will ensure we can provide vital care and support to local life-threatened children, young people and their families.”
In 2016 Fox Narrowboats will be partnering with MAGPAS Helimedix one of the first events for the charity will again be the popular boat trips at the St Georges Fayre.