HOMESERVE BOOSTS MARIE CURIE

A PROPERTY maintenance company has adopted Marie Curie Cancer Care as its first national charity.

A PROPERTY maintenance company has adopted Marie Curie Cancer Care as its first national charity.

HomeServe, which deals with emergency home repairs, is hoping to raise �1million over three years to provide 1,500 hours of nursing care for terminally ill people.

Tradesman and nurses planted daffodil bulbs to signify the start of the partnership yesterday at the company's office in Sunnyside Road North.

As well as fund-raising activities, employees are being given the chance to sign up for a Pennies for Patients scheme in which staff donate the spare change from their salary each month.


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The firm has calculated if every employee donates an average of 40p per month, it will add up to more than �38,000 during the lifetime of the partnership.

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