UK Mail Donate to St Catherine’s Hospice

UK Mail's Crawley Depot have donated £1250 to St Catherine's Hospice to support the great work they do for the local community.
Jenna Durdle, Parcel Pete & Nigel Powell
Jenna Durdle, Parcel Pete & Nigel Powell
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Jan. 4, 2013 - PRLog -- Leading parcels and logistics company UK Mail have donated £1250 to St Catherine’s Hospice. Parcel Pete, brand mascot for UK Mail’s consumer brand, made a ‘special delivery’ to St Catherine’s Hospice at UK Mail’s new depot based in Crawley.

The Crawley depot were awarded £625 from o2 after the site managed to identify and deter a fraudulent incident in which thousands of pounds worth of mobile phones could have gone missing. UK Mail, who are a delivery partner for Telefonica  o2, are part of their ‘I Made a Difference’ reward scheme open to all of Telefonica o2’s partner organisations. The scheme is intended to reward individuals and or teams for making a difference with either internal or external customers, operational excellence,  continuous improvement , cost saving & value added activities.

After the funds were matched by UK Mail, the team at the Crawley depot donated the money to St Catherine’s Hospice, a local charity dedicated to providing specialised end of life care and support to the local community.

Jenna Durdle, Corporate Fundraiser at St Catherine’s Hospice, who visited the site to accept the cheque said, “Our nurses will be providing care for around 1,600 local people this year – at our hospice in Crawley and in patients’ own homes. It was great to meet the staff at UK Mail and thank them in person for their generosity. With only 30% of our costs funded by the NHS we rely on donations like this to make our work possible.”

Nigel Powell, Site Manager for the Crawley depot was also on hand to present the cheque and said, “To get the opportunity to give to others in the local community was rewarding and something the team wanted to do.  A great Christmas feeling of helping others".

Parcel Pete the brand mascot for UK Mail’s new customer facing next day collection and delivery service, presented the cheque to Jenna Durdle from St Catherine’s Hospice at the new UK Mail Crawley Depot.


Notes to Editor:

UK Mail Group:

The UK Mail Group is the largest independent parcels, mail and logistics services company within the UK, offering quality, yet affordable, delivery solutions both locally and worldwide. With a national network of 55 sites and 3,000 drivers, it is able to offer customers a unique integrated service with a full range of time-sensitive and secure delivery options for letters, parcels and pallets. UK Mail is committed to pushing the boundaries of the post and express parcel delivery markets and continues to launch product innovations that deliver commercial advantage to customers.

St Catherine’s Hospice:

St Catherine’s Hospice is a charity dedicated to providing specialised end of life care and support to local people, their families, friends and carers.

For 30 years they have been providing high quality hospice care, free of charge, to people living in Crawley, Horsham, Mid Sussex and East Surrey.  Hospice care is based on the belief that each person is more than their illness, and that each of us has unique physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.  St Catherine’s responds to the needs of each individual, helping people achieve the best possible quality of life.

Contact Details:

For further information please contact: Fahmeda Ahmed, Marketing Assistant, UK Mail, 0121 335 1190 or
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