Southam company's staff conquer dizzy heights to raise funds for baby hospice - The Rugby Observer

Southam company's staff conquer dizzy heights to raise funds for baby hospice

ADVENTUROUS staff from a Southam company reached new heights as they raised more than £1,500 for a baby hospice.

Staff and family from The Wigley Group battled through rain and wind as they trekked 18 miles to and from the summit of Wales’ highest mountain, Yr Wyddfa – better known in England as Mount Snowdon.

The team raised a total of £1,670 for Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice.

Finance Manager Alexis Considine, who was part of a team of 12 who took part, said: “I enjoyed the challenge. The rain was really heavy at some points, but we all supported each other every step of the way and it was a great effort from everybody involved.

“Although it was difficult weather conditions, knowing we were doing this for such a worthwhile cause which supports so many children with life-limiting illnesses – and their parents – really drove us on. We hope the money raised helps to make a difference.”

Lara Taylerson-Whyte, Corporate Fundraiser at the Coventry-based hospice, said: “Zoe’s Place is almost entirely run on public donations and it is thanks to support like this that we are able to offer our services free of charge to all who need it and ensure that very unwell children can enjoy the best possible quality of life.”

Visit to donate to the fund-raiser.

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