Heating firm make donation to help meet rising energy costs

Central heating company, Pettinaroli UK, are helping Katharine House Hospice meet rising energy costs this winter with a £1,000 donation towards the hospice’s heating bill.

The heating company presented the donation at the launch of the new Pettinaroli UK Academy. The international training centre was opened in Hamstead, Birmingham on Tuesday 15 November by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr Maureen Cornish along with Pettinaroli Group CEO, Mr Ugo Pettinaroli.

Pettinaroli UK’s Martin Lowe, said: “In Pettinaroli UK, sustainability and people’s health are core values in our activity. For this reason, on the occasion of the Pettinaroli UK Academy opening, we’ve made this donation to help Katharine House Hospice cope with rising energy costs. We are committed in doing our best to be supportive towards this community we are proud to be part of.”

Katharine House Hospice’s Director of Care, David Fletcher, said: “We are hugely grateful to Pettinaroli UK for their generous donation of £1,000 towards heating costs this winter. We rely on the community and businesses to help us ensure we continue to provide a warm and comfortable environment for our patients, families and our staff. With the continuing rise in energy prices this donation will go some way towards helping us meet these costs.”

“Katharine House Hospice provides free care and support to over 1,500 families every year who are living with incurable illness across Mid-Staffordshire. It relies upon the kindness of the local community to help generate over three-quarters of the funds needed to run its vital range of services.”