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Local dealership supports hospice with car scheme

12th June 2018

A Worcestershire car dealership has pledged to support a local hospice with donations.

PJ Nicholls Ltd – which has dealerships in Malvern, Pershore, Evesham and Tewkesbury – has announced it will support St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester by donating £100 from each new stock car sold.

The firm decided to nominate the hospice as its Charity of the Year because many of its 60 strong staff have personal connections with the hospice.

Tom Nicholls, Managing Director at PJ Nicholls said : “We understand just how much St Richard’s does for people within our local community and how important its services are.  As a local family firm, we are committed to supporting our community and what better way than to pledge some funds to the hospice.  Giving back to such a worthwhile organisation is an honour and a privilege for us.”

Tom’s brother Adam and joint Managing Director of the firm has had family members cared for by the hospice in the past.

The scheme will run until the end of July 2018 and hopes to raise as much money as possible.

Ria Simons, Fundraiser at St Richard’s Hospice said : “We are so grateful for the generosity of PJ Nicholls with this new scheme.  It is a fabulous gesture that will have a real impact on the work we do and the services we provide.  Thank you so much!”

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During this challenging time, we are doing our utmost to continue caring for the patients and loved ones who need us most.

The way we work has been adapted, with many of our services delivered remotely – such as over the phone, or by video call. And we are working closely with other health care professionals in Worcestershire to share knowledge and expertise at this time.

Latest changes at St Richard’s Hospice

  • In-patient Unit: To protect patients and staff  from the spread of the virus, we are following national guidance and therefore it is with regret we are not able to accept visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact the In-patient Unit with any questions on 01905 958163. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
  • Community Nursing: Community services continue to operate, with a mixture of hands-on care and remote support.
  • Living Well and Family Support Services: Switched to virtual model, with care given remotely over the phone or via video call.
  • Shops: All 19 of our shops and warehouse are temporarily closed. Please do not leave donations outside our shops, as we are unable to collect them at this time.
  • Fundraising: All hospice organised events until the end of August have been postponed. If you wish to support us, please donate to our Resilience Fund.

Please do not visit St Richard’s Hospice if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough. If you have these symptoms, please stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. See NHS advice on coronavirus.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.