We’re supporting Cots for Tots’ Christmas appeal

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We’re delighted to announce that we’re supporting the Cots for Tots 2016 Christmas Stocking Appeal.

Cots for Tots is a Bristol-based charity that is committed to supporting the families of sick and premature babies in Bristol’s special care baby unit at St Michael’s Hospital.

As well as fundraising for life-saving equipment and new facilities, Cots for Tots runs its own dedicated 12-bedroom house – the Cots for Tots house. Located directly opposite the hospital, the house provides accommodation for families of babies being treated in the special care unit.

The house costs £300 a day to run and is completely funded by the Cots for Tots appeal.

Throughout December, you can send a special message to families who are staying at the Tots for Cots house. Messages will be displayed on a Christmas Stocking in the house, with donations going towards helping special care babies and their families at what is a very difficult time

Samantha Furley, Marketing Manager at Barcan+Kirby, said:

“We’re delighted to be supporting Cots for Tots Christmas stocking appeal. It’s an honour to be involved and all of the staff at Barcan+Kirby feel proud that we’re giving our support to such a worthwhile initiative.

I’m a parent and so I’m well aware of the work that they do in the special care baby unit. I was lucky enough not to need their help, but genuinely hope that this appeal is a huge success and goes some way in helping Cots for Tots provide vital help, support and encouragement to the parents of sick and premature babies.”

Further information

You can find out more about Cots for Tots and their fundraising activities at www.cotsfortots.org.uk

If you’d like to make a donation or to display a message on a stocking at Cots for Tots’ house, visit their website or call 0117 927 3888.



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