Chesterfield Businesses are Shining Stars for Charity Appeal
12 Days, 60 volunteers, almost 1000 mince pies donated (and eaten), plus a 16ft Christmas Tree all helped to raise a fantastic £6424.29 for Macmillan’s Chesterfield Cancer Centre Appeal and the event also supported the Chesterfield Royal Hospital Charity.
Mitchells Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers and BRM Solicitors, both based on Saltergate in Chesterfield, joined forces to sponsor The Shining Stars Christmas Appeal. Central to the appeal was a huge festive fir tree which greeted people at the entrance of the hospital during December where volunteers stood in the cold, wind and rain raising vital funds.
Richard Trueman, managing partner of Mitchells said: “We’re delighted to have supported the Shining Stars Christmas Appeal and to have raised such a fantastic amount for two worthy causes.”
As part of the Shining Stars Appeal items were donated from Gunstones Bakery, Thorntons, The Hospitals Cafe, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and local school St Peters and St Pauls Independent School brought their local choir to support the event.
Rob Woodhead, director and Head of Wills and Probate at BRM said, “Both charities do such fantastic work and to see the local community really get behind this Appeal is so heart warming. My colleagues and I are very proud to have supported this campaign.”