Notcutts Garden Centres have raised ?10,857 towards Macmillan Cancer Support. This has accumulated over the past two years, with various fundraising initiatives.
CEO Nick Burrows, presented a cheque to the fundraising manager for Macmillan at Notcutts? offices.
More than half of the donation was raised through the ?Pennies? scheme. Notcutts customers have the option of rounding up their purchase with the difference going to charity.
Notcutts raises money for Macmillan
The rest was raised through carrier bag sales and local staff initiatives at the garden centres around the country.
Nick Burrows said: ?We?re very proud to donate such a fantastic sum to an important charity. Thanks to the generous support of our customers and garden centre teams. We hope the donation will go a long way towards Macmillan?s incredible work for people affected by cancer.?
Sema Hussein said: ?I am thrilled to be working with the garden centre company and to learn of all the ways they continue to fundraise for Macmillan. This sizeable donation will impact so many people living with cancer. For that I thank everyone at the garden centres as well as customers for their generosity.
“I look forward to growing this successful partnership further.?