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Housebuilder's golf tournament raises thousands for EACH

Taylor Wimpey donation to East Anglia's Children's Hospices. (From left) Hayden Dolby, Susan Stitt, Dale Smith and Claire Tuttle, of Taylor Wimpey East Anglia, with Hannah Bloom and Vicky Matthews of EACH. Picture: Andrew Carpenter

Taylor Wimpey donation to East Anglia's Children's Hospices. (From left) Hayden Dolby, Susan Stitt, Dale Smith and Claire Tuttle, of Taylor Wimpey East Anglia, with Hannah Bloom and Vicky Matthews of EACH. Picture: Andrew Carpenter

ANDREW CARPENTER

A regional charity has receive a donation of more than £13,000 from housebuilder Taylor Wimpey.

Staff and contractors raised the money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) through a charity golf tournament in Suffolk.

There were 24 teams taking part in the golf day, which also included an auction with prizes donated by contractors.

In total £13,150 was raised, with a cheque presented to the charity at a Taylor Wimpey development in Stowmarket.

Caroline Carter, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey East Anglia, said: “Our work across East Anglia brings us into contact with many of the families who may one day benefit from the care and compassion shown by the charity’s staff and volunteers, so it was an easy decision to donate to them.”

Vicky Matthews, EACH corporate fundraiser, said the money could fund two weeks of end of life nursing care and support.

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