Local charity, Paul Sartori Hospice at Home, who deliver end of life support in Pembrokeshire recently received donations in excess of £12,000 from local participants in the London Marathon.

The donations will contribute towards the wide range of services available by Paul Sartori to people living in the final stages of a life limiting illness in Pembrokeshire.  These services enable individuals to be cared for and to die at home if that is their choice. 

Luke Baker travelled to London to participate in memory of his sister who was helped in her final days. His participation also raised funds for Leukaemia UK. “Quote from Luke”

Andrew Rees, a butcher in Narberth, participated in the Virtual London Marathon, running around Ludchurch, Tavernspite, Templeton Princes Gate and Narberth his established route, “I am completely overwhelmed at the support for me both en-route and around the town and I would like to thank people for being there to cheer me on, on what was an emotional day – in memory of my wife Janice. She would have been there cheering me on from the front.”  He was supported by his sons James and Tomas at the start and his grandsons Jacob and Charlie in the last leg.

Toni-Marie Dorkings our Events Co-ordinator coerced Sue, one of the E-commerce co-ordinators into walking  the 26.2 miles starting at the Snowdrop Lane store and finishing in Neyland they were astounded by the support they had from both the nursing team and the income generation team.  Who supported by walking some of the way with them along their route.

 Thank you to all who supported all, and for the generous donations that have been received.