Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Wilko donates £400-worth products to teenage cancer unit

Published: 9 January 2019 - Fiona Garcia
 
 

Following the opening of its new store at Selly Oak Shopping Park in September, the home and garden retailer presented the Teenage Cancer Trust with £400-worth of Wilko products.

The donation will go towards supporting the Teenage Cancer Trust Young Person’s Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, which supports patients aged 16-24.

As well as providing a nice environment, with soft furnishings, a large social space and dining room for patients to enjoy, the unit also gives young people the best possible care, support and access to treatment via a team of specialist doctors, nurses and youth support staff, who are all experts in teenage and young adult cancer care.

The donation from Wilko included electronic toys and games, lights and baking sets, which will be used in the lounge and dining area of the unit to entertain the in and out-patients.

The gesture is one of a number of donations and local initiatives carried out by the retailer following the opening of a new store, as Wilko seeks to engrain its outlets and colleagues into the communities within which they operate.

Wilko Selly Oak Manager Jan Morris said: “We’re delighted to donate products to the Teenage Cancer Unit. It’s great to know we are able to support a cause right on our doorstep and give products that will help the teenagers as they go through treatment”.

Teenage Cancer Trust nurse consultant Nicola Pettitt said: “We are extremely grateful for the continued support from Wilko, and for these generous gifts donated for the young people on our unit to enjoy.”

Wilko has donated products to the teenage cancer unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham
Wilko has donated products to the teenage cancer unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham

 

Comments


(Your email address will not be published)
Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register
Printable View E-mail Bookmark
*

What do you think?


As the Brexit saga continues, what do you want the Government to do?



Latest reader comments

re: Rosebourne completes purchase of Wyevale centre

Patricia Mills
Do you still have a cafe or restaurant, as I was going to brjng some elderly ladies for lunch and a browse around shops and garden centre. ...

re: Women line up for B&Q DIY classes

Tara Boolakee
HelloJust wanted to ask whether you still provide DIY classes anywhere near around Brentford TW8 .Thanks TaraQSCA...

re: New B&Q trade discount card offers up to 25% discount

geej@onetel.com
Don't bother responding to an 11 year old post; get off your b*m and visit local store....

re: IKEA rival to open 15 stores in Ireland

geej@onetel.com
Seems to be vast over provision of stores for size of market!...

re: JML appoints new board member

Gel
Stupid to respond to 7 year old story, expecting response! Never heard of Google?Staff will likely have moved on....