Kellaway supports chosen charity Children’s Hospice South West

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Kellaway Building Supplies rallies to raise money for their chosen charity Children’s Hospice South West. The Bristol based company has lined up some fantastic events for 2016 to fundraise and the charity ambassador Sean Morgan is even completing an Ironman in July in aid of the charity.

Kellaway will spend the next 12 months focusing their charity efforts on Children’s Hospice South West, who provide hospice care for children with life-limiting conditions and their whole family across the South West. The care they offer is wide ranging; respite and short breaks, emergency care, palliative care and end of life care. They operate three hospices; Little Bridge House in North Devon, Charlton Farm in North Somerset and Little Harbour in mid Cornwall.

The company is pulling out all the stops with their fundraising, by introducing a dress down day, cake sales, toy donation, baking competitions and more. “The aim of these events is for us all to have a bit of fun in work and to do some good and raise money for the hospice. The charity is quite amazing and what they do is really moving. The hospice itself doesn’t have the feel of a medical facility in any way, it feels like a nice fun hotel for kids and their families (they do emphasise the fun in their approach). What is also great is that they take a holistic approach to their care where they cater for the whole family when they stay at the hospice, giving the well children a nice experience and parents a much needed break,” states Abbie Tovey, personnel & welfare manager.

Kellaway’s operations & commercial director Sean Morgan, who is also the company’ charity ambassador has been training hard for his Ironman challenge in July in efforts to fundraise for the charity. This has not been an easy feat for Sean, especially when his training was interrupted by a road accident last month. However, after hospital care and a brief break from work he is even more determined to complete his goal.

If you would like to support Sean and Children’s Hospice South West, you can donate here: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SeanMorgan1 or visithttp://www.chsw.org.uk/ to find out more about the charity.

Kellaway director overcomes serious crash to complete Ironman for CHSW

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Kellaway Building Supplies’ operations & commercial director Sean Morgan completed his first Ironman by swimming 2.4 miles, cycling 112 miles & running a 26.2 mile marathon to help raise money for the company’s chosen charity: Children’s Hospice South West. The achievement is made all the more impressive following his training being interrupted by a road accident in April.

“Unfortunately, I had been training hard when, I was hit off my bike by a motorist while out training” explains Sean. He suffered serious facial & muscular injuries as well as plenty of stiches. After hospital care, huge support from his family and a brief break from work, Sean was able to return to training only a few weeks after the accident, even more determined to complete his goal. He finished the gruelling event in an impressive 13 hours and 14 minutes and is already planning his next event to support the charity.

Sean, who is Kellaway’s charity ambassador, has managed to raise over his initial target of £3,000 for the Children’s Hospice South West with the current figures standing at over £4,400. “The charity does amazing work and the care they provide is invaluable to people in their hour of need. I am proud to be able to support Children’s Hospice South West & I am delighted Kellaway have been able to get behind the charity and have completed some great fundraising & awareness events, with much more to come in the next few months,” says Sean.

Children’s Hospice South West, provides hospice care for children with life-limiting conditions and their whole family across the South West. The care they offer is wide ranging; from respite & short breaks, emergency care, palliative care and end of life support. They operate three hospices; Charlton Farm near Bristol, Little Bridge House in North Devon & Little Harbour in mid Cornwall.

If you would like to support Sean & Children’s Hospice South West, you can donate here: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-web/fundraiser/showFundraiserPage.action?userUrl=SeanMorgan1 or visit http://www.chsw.org.uk/ to find out more about the charity.