Our community fundraising Manager Paula Parle, was delighted to be invited to the Jacobs Factory last month to catch up with their team. Jacobs have been supporting the hospice in many ways, including volunteering their time and employees to complete leaflet drops within the community to donating their products as prizes for our community events such as Bingos and raffles.
As part of her visit, Paula was taken on a tour of the factory to see the work they do and how their delicious treats are created. Paula was even asked to sample items fresh off the press which she had to use all of her willpower to refuse due to giving up sweet treats for lent! Well done Paula!
During the trip, Paula was delighted to be surprised with a donation of £500 from the Lost Time Accident Incentive Initiative that Jacobs took part in. Shelby Davis, Engagement Advisor for Pladis Global, who own the Jacobs brand, explained what this initiative involves: