North London Hospice cheques out with express donation
The newly opened Tesco Express in North Finchley has celebrated its launch with a donation to North London Hospice.
India Redrup, special events and corporate fundraiser, North London Hospice was the guest of honour when the new Tesco Express store on High Road recently opened and she was invited to cut a ribbon and declare the new store officially open.
As part of the opening celebrations, store manager, Shaista Ali and her team presented India Redrup with a cheque for £500. The store chose to donate to North London Hospice as part of its commitment to supporting the local community.
North London Hospice provides care for people with potentially life-limiting illnesses by delivering specialist palliative care and providing additional support and services to meet individual needs.
Tesco Express store manager, Shaista Ali said: “We have really enjoyed our store launch celebrations and I would like to thank India for joining us. We are delighted to support North London Hospice with our £500 donation as they are a great charity which carries out such invaluable work in the North Finchley community.”
India Redrup said: “I would like to thank Tesco for this generous £500 donation! It will help us to continue providing specialist, palliative care as well as additional services and support to patients at the hospice and their families.”
Shaista Ali added: “We are hearing very positive feedback from our new customers. My staff and I want to make this a local store for local people, and aim to give our customers fantastic service and prices as well as providing a wide range of quality products.”
The store is open seven days a week from 6am until 11pm, and for added convenience the store will have a free cash machine, self-service tills, Click & Collect, mobile phone top-up facility, National Lottery counter, bakery, beers, wines and spirits.