Wyevale raise ?25,000 for Marie Curie

Wyevale Garden Centres have raised ?25,000 for Marie Curie?s annual Great Daffodil Appeal so far this month.

Wyevale are donating 10% from the price of all daffodils to the charity during in March and have sold 100,000 fresh cut and potted daffodils so far.

Wyevale is supporting Marie Curie as part of a two-year partnership as their first national charity partner in its ?Garden for Good? community programme, which recognises the benefits that gardens and gardening can bring to individual and local communities.

This is the second year Wyevale has supported the Great Daffodil Appeal, which asks people to give a donation and wear one of the charity?s daffodil pins throughout March.

They?are aiming to raise over ?500,000 nationally from 2014-2016 to help Marie Curie provide care to people with terminal illnesses.

Sarah Fuller, marketing director for WGC, said: ?Our customers? support for this initiative is inspiring, with over 100,000 fresh cut and potted daffodils sold this month, raising over ?25,000.

?With a week to go, these purchases will help Marie Curie Nurses care for people living with a terminal illness, so they can spend more time with the people they love.

?Daffodils are a great way to brighten your home or garden, and we are proud that ours come with the added benefit of raising money for a great cause.?

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