Churchill Retirement Living’s Woolmans Lodge development in Shirley raised £280 for local charity Acorns at a special Warming Morning event on Wednesday 12th February. Local people were welcomed to step out of the cold and into the warmth of the Lodge's cosy Owners' Lounge, where they were treated to coffee and cake in return for a small donation.
All of the money raised will go to Acorns, a local charity which provides babies, children and young people who have life limiting or life threatening conditions with a network of specialist palliative nursing care and support.
Bernadette Hennelly, Regional Marketing Manager for Churchill Retirement Living, said: "We were delighted to welcome people to our Warming Morning event to raise funds for such a great charity, chosen by our apartment Owners who wanted to help it continue its vital work. Every penny counts, which is why we're pleased so many people came along to support the event and make a donation in return for the refreshments on offer. It was the perfect excuse to enjoy a bit of indulgence, as well as an opportunity for visitors to experience the lifestyle on offer at the Lodge."
Churchill's Warming Mornings events take place throughout February at its retirement development across the country, with all the money raised going towards local causes chosen by Owners. The Lodges that raise the most will also have their total matched by Churchill's charitable arm, the Churchill Foundation, boosting the funds even further.
Woolmans Lodge is a stylish collection of one and two bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s which are available to buy now. Each apartment has been designed exclusively for those in their retirement years and has a number of safety and security features, such as 24 hour emergency call line and a video entry system, for complete peace of mind. Its welcoming Owners' Lounge is a great place to enjoy a catch-up with like-minded neighbours, and for holding regular social events.
To find out more about the new apartments available at Woolmans Lodge, call Churchill Retirement Living on 0121 514 9485 or visit www.churchillretirement.co.uk.