Com­ing to­gether a room at a time

East Kilbride News - - NEWS -

The St An­drew’s Hos­pice Room by Room cam­paign aims to raise funds to con­struct and ‘kit out’ the rooms of the re­fur­bished Hos­pice.

Once the re­fur­bish­ment is com­plete, the Hos­pice will have will have 21 sin­gle rooms, all with en­suite fa­cil­i­ties, and three multi-oc­cu­pancy rooms also with en-suite fa­cil­i­ties.

Rooms will have space for pa­tients’ fam­ily and friends to stay overnight and spend pre­cious mo­ments with their loved ones.

Fresh, mod­ern de­sign and dé­cor with flex­i­ble heat­ing and bet­ter light­ing are key as­pects of the room de­sign.

All rooms will have more nat­u­ral light from bet­ter po­si­tioned win­dows and pa­tio doors which will give ac­cess to gar­den ar­eas which will en­able pa­tients and fam­i­lies to feel a con­nec­tion to the out­side world be­yond the walls of the Hos­pice.

Our cen­tral court­yard gar­den will also be im­proved.

The Daly fam­ily have raised over £10,000 for the Room by Room cam­paign by sell­ing books and badges, hold­ing a fash­ion show and hav­ing a reg­u­lar stall at Mon­k­lands Hos­pi­tal sell­ing hand knit­ted baby wear.

The money raised by Mar­jory Daly and her fam­ily is enough to ‘kit out’ a room in the re­fur­bished Hos­pice.

Can you help to pur­chase an item on the Room by Room shop­ping list?

The items on the shop­ping list will di­rectly ben­e­fit pa­tients and their loved ones.

You can make a do­na­tion to pur­chase an item by com­plet­ing the Room by Room do­na­tion form at www. st-an­drews- hos­pice. com/fundrais­ing/cap­i­ta­lap­peal/roomby-room.

Al­ter­na­tively, you can speak to a mem­ber of the Hos­pice’s Cap­i­tal Ap­peal team by call­ing 01236 772048.

List This is what’s needed

Knit­ting hope Mar­jory Daly’s stall at Mon­k­lands Hos­pi­tal with beau­ti­fully knit­ted items

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