Stackhouse Poland employees hosted their annual Charity Golf Day. In the last 15 years these golf days have raised in excess of £60,000 for local charities. This year’s event took place at Remedy Oak Golf Club, raising funds for the ‘Macmillan Caring Locally’ charity which is a specialist palliative care unit at Christchurch Hospital and recognised as a centre of excellence for palliative care.
‘Macmillan Caring Locally’ is currently running its ‘Brick by Brick’ Appeal to raise funds to enable it to build a brand- new unit in the grounds of Christchurch Hospital. The new building will allow the unit to expand the number of in-patient beds, purchase new and improved, modernised equipment, create more space for patients’ treatments and provide direct access from ground floor rooms to the gardens.
The Macmillan Unit at Christchurch Hospital provides specialist palliative care for patients with life-limiting illnesses in South East Dorset and South West Hampshire.
Stackhouse Poland Regional Director Steve Risk advised, “We are thrilled to announce that our charity golf day has raised in the region of £5,000. It’s been another incredibly successful day at Remedy Oak and they’ve been great hosts to us. We were pleased to welcome 21 teams to take part, enjoyed some excellent quality golf, raised a significant sum in a great atmosphere of good competitive golf and nice fellowship. We even had sunshine!”
‘Macmillan Caring Locally’ Capital Appeal Director, Lin Sharp enthused, “We are delighted to have the support of Stackhouse Poland. As a charity we have a huge task ahead of us to raise funds for our much- needed new unit. We are not connected to the national Macmillan Cancer Support charity and rely on local support from communities in Dorset and Hampshire. Stackhouse Poland are truly committed to making a difference to their local communities. They have raised a fantastic amount which will make a real difference to us. We offer huge thanks to them.”