MOUNTBATTEN NURSES RAISE £1,500 IN FESTIVE CHALLENGE


Staff from Mountbatten have raised over £1,500 in a virtual festive challenge.

Despite the official annual Santa Dash being cancelled earlier this month, Mountbatten nurses, volunteers and their families walked, ran, or cycled a combined total of over 90km.

Their individual festive challenges took place all over the island during December and were completed in fancy dress.

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Nigel Hartley, CEO of Mountbatten, says:

“The enthusiasm of our staff and willingness to go the extra mile never cease to amaze me.

“With the Santa Dash cancelled due to the pandemic, we knew it meant a loss of over 5k of income at the end of one of our toughest years financially, so it’s incredible to see them raise such a large amount.

“They did this in their own time with love and kindness for those we care for.

“I would like to say a huge thank you to all our staff and the Island community who continue to support us”.

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If people wish to donate or fundraise on behalf of Mountbatten please visit www.mountbatten.org.uk

Island Echo