Councillor Sue Saddington, former Chair of Nottinghamshire County Council, has presented a cheque for £6,000 to the Big Appeal for Nottingham Children’s Hospital, her chosen charity during her year in office,
The money was raised by County Council staff and Nottinghamshire residents through a range of events such as the County Council waste contractor Veolia’s Recycle for Charity campaign, raffles, a hog roast and sponsored events during Councillor Saddington’s term of office as Chair, which ran from May 2018 to May 2019.
Councillor Saddington said: “One cannot help but be touched by the devoted work of the hospital staff and the worry and anguish of parents sitting beside their sick children. It can be such an awful time for families. I wanted to support the Children’s Hospital and support the truly wonderful work that takes place there.”
Louise Knight, Fundraising Manager at Nottingham Hospitals Charityl, said: “We are extremely grateful to Councillor Saddington for her support over the past year. She has done a tremendous job of bringing together a whole host of people and events to raise money. The money raised will make a huge difference to young patients being treated at Nottingham Children’s Hospital, helping to make what can be a frightening time, a little less daunting for them.”
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