Blackdown Shepherd Huts swaps cards for Help for Heroes donations

This is The West Country: William Vickey, co-founder, Richard Lupton, of Help for Heroes, and co-founder George Bannister. William Vickey, co-founder, Richard Lupton, of Help for Heroes, and co-founder George Bannister.

THE Blackdown Shepherd Huts company took the axe to Christmas cards, opting instead to make a substantial donation to the charity Help for Heroes.

Co-founder George Bannister said: “Our customers share our integrity and know a major charity donation, especially at Christmas, is more deserving than a mere piece of paper through the post, and that a fortnight later it ends up in the bin or is lucky enough to be recycled.”

“We thought hard about charities and felt that with UK military budgets stripped back the timing was right to honour the sacrifices British servicemen and women have made.”

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9:53pm Tue 4 Feb 14

feeby12007 says...

What a wonderful gesture, you've made my day :)
What a wonderful gesture, you've made my day :) feeby12007

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