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Wybone donates raffle prize to Charity Night

The team at the Dam Inn in Wakefield hosted a Charity night on December 16th to raise money for Wakefield Hospice, and we were more than happy to donate a prize to their raffle.

The night was organized by Josh Ward, part of the management team at the Dam Inn, and was held in memory of his Nana Lois Audsley, who sadly passed away due to cancer in July of this year, however Josh wanted to do something positive and help the incredible staff at Wakefield Hospice keep doing the amazing work they do.

They collected gifts using a giving tree in their restaurant, which helped them donate an incredible 228 presents to the children’s ward, and they had a huge raffle with which they raised an astounding £5000+ to be donated to the hospice.

Richard Cooper, Managing director of Wybone says “It was a great event, and when we heard about it and Josh’s story it was a no-brainer for us to get involved, we’re just happy we could do our part to help out Wakefield Hospice staff & residents

Josh wanted to share a message with everyone that attended & donated “We would like to personally thank everyone who helped support us on our charitable efforts this year, the support from everyone has been incredible! We set out to beat our 2019 total and managed to almost triple it, and given the current circumstances with Covid, we are blown away with the success of the evening! A huge thank you to everyone who donated prizes, bought tickets, and joined us in creating a wonderful evening! A huge thank you to all the Team here at The Dam Inn too for getting behind the event and working effortlessly to ensure it was a success, we couldn’t have done it without you!”

If you’d like to see more about how much this helps the hospice, or if you would like to support them by donating or even hosting your own event, head over to the Wakefield Hospice website.

And if you want read more on the fundraising we regularly do here at Wybone, including the £400 we raised for Macmillan Cancer Support, and the £550 we raised for Yorkshire Air Ambulance, be sure to check out our News section!

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