Nicol & Co’s community fund donations to local hospice reach £10,000
Donations from a top Midlands estate agency Nicol & Co to St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester have now reached £10,000.
The contribution is one of scores that have been made to local charities, schools and groups from the company’s community fund.
Nicol & Co, which has three branches in Droitwich, Malvern and Worcester, launched the scheme in March 2021 by pledging £100 to each seller’s good cause of choice for every property sale it handles.
Matt Nicol, managing director of Nicol & Co, explained that by making its 100th donation of £100 to St Richard’s Hospice, it meant total donations had now reached £10,000.
Mr Nicol said: “We’re absolutely delighted to be responding to the 100th nomination for St Richard’s Hospice by sending them £100 on behalf of our customers Robert and Susan from Malvern.
“It’s obvious that the work of St Richard’s Hospice is very highly regarded by the homeowners of Worcestershire, and the charity has benefited from 30% of all the nominations we have ever received.
“This also means we are closing in on another community fund milestone with an overall total of £35,000 in our sights by the end of the year, which will be quite special.
“Everyone here at Nicol & Co appreciates being able to support so many wonderful community organisations, volunteers and good causes across the county.
“And we’re particularly pleased that so many of our clients have chosen St Richard’s Hospice to benefit from the community fund.
“Our scheme is a small drop in the ocean for what the organisation needs to raise each year, but it’s pleasing to play our part.”
The donation comes a year after Nicol & Co made its first community fund donation to the hospice, which was launched in 1984 and is based at Wildwood Drive.
Ria Simons, corporate fundraiser at St Richard’s Hospice, said: “This is absolutely amazing, and we’re so grateful for this incredible support from Nicol & Co.
“We want to send a massive congratulations to everyone at the company for organising such an incredibly successful community fundraising campaign, not just for our patients and their loved ones but for so many other worthy, local causes.”
Mr Nicol added that some vendors give Nicol & Co the honour of choosing which local group the £100 should be donated to. Any group that would like to be considered should email email@example.com.
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