Staff cook up a thank-you treat

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - News -

Vol­un­teers for the Pil­grims Hospice re­ceived a spe­cial thank you at a lunch in Ash­ford.

More than 130 peo­ple were in­vited to the meal, pro­vided by staff from Tesco Crooks­foot, off Hythe Road.

The lunch was a way to say thank you to ev­ery­one who gives their time to help run the hospice, which pro­vides end of life care for peo­ple in east Kent.

Also there were Ann Robert­son, hospices founder, and ser­vice man­ager Wendy Kelk, who thanked staff from Tesco, and said: “It’s great to have such fan­tas­tic sup­port from our neigh­bours.”

Mary Daly, com­mu­nity cham­pion at the store, added: “It’s good for the vol­un­teers to see that their hard work is ap­pre­ci­ated.

“I have vol­un­teered my­self, and I know a thank you is as good as a pay packet.”

Tesco em­ploy­ees with Wendy Kelk and the hospice vol­un­teers at the lunch

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