Thrifty Car and Van Rental raise £100,000 for Hospiscare

It is no secret that every big business has an obligation to do their bit for charity, using their position for the greater good. However, car and rental brand, Thrifty, have taken this one step further, raising a whopping £100,000 for Hospiscare.

Having been working with the charity for 5 years the firm are extremely happy to have hit the milestone, with Managing Director, Roger Hancock prevailing a great sense of pride:

“Hospicare cares for people with any terminal illness and its work cannot be praised highly enough. Thrifty is proud to support such a worthy cause and absolutely delighted to have raised funds in excess of £100,000 to aid the wonderful work they do.

“Being a local charity the entire Thrifty team really gets behind the fundraising efforts and we have developed a strong working partnership with Hospiscare which we hope will continue in the future.”

£1 at a time

donating £1 of every website booking to the charity this donation also marks great business success, with Thrifty going to great lengths to run a charitable business. Constantly hosting dress-down days, charity raffles and fun activities their efforts have certainly paid off, cementing their name nationally as an honest, respectable part of the hire market.

With every donation helping the charity are keen to thank the rental firm, with the Exeter division doing a lot to support the charity locally.Hospiscare chief executive Glynis Atherton said:

“The donations received from Thrifty make a huge difference to the care we can provide to 2,000 patients each year in Exeter, Mid and East Devon, and everyone connected with Hospiscare is extremely grateful for their continued support.

“In addition to providing significant financial contributions, Thrifty are kind enough to help Hospiscare in a number of other ways too. We have built a fantastic relationship over the last five years and I very much hope we can develop this further and continue to work together going forwards.”

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