St Luke’s Hospice was invited to TATA Chemicals Europe’s (SHE) Safety, Health and Environment Fayres for its employees at the Northwich and Middlewich sites in December.

The aim of the fayres was to provide an insight into safe behaviour both at home and in the work environment, together with presenting the dangers of impaired driving.

Along with special guests from St John’s Ambulance and a former Cheshire Constabulary police officer, St Luke’s Hospice brought Father Christmas along to join the occasion in the big red bus-shaped grotto.

It was here where employees were greeted by Father Christmas on board the bus for a ‘Body MOT’ health check including an eyesight and cholesterol check.

Following this, Head of CSR at TATA Chemicals, Stephen Western kindly presented St Luke’s with a cheque worth £553.40 raised by the generous donations of the TATA Chemicals staff.

As well as stressing the importance of employee health, safety and wellbeing at TATA Chemicals Europe, Stephen also said: “The SHE Fayres also gave us the opportunity to further develop our relationship with St Luke’s Hospice even further as part of our wider CSR programme. Supporting local communities is at the core of the worldwide Tata ethos, and doing our bit to make sure St Luke’s can continue the essential work they do is especially important at this time of year.”

Angela Slack, Corporate and Community Fundraiser from St Luke’s said: “A huge thank you to all the staff at TATA Chemicals Europe for their kind donations and support. It’s wonderful to be their charity of the year and gain a partner to help us continue the essential care we provide across mid and south Cheshire. St Luke’s Hospice needs continuous support, as each day of care provided costs £8,600 so we are very grateful to everyone who can help.”

If you would like to fundraise for St Luke’s please contact Angela Slack on 01606 555697 or angela_slack@stlukes-hospice.co.uk.