Chamber member, George Hay Chartered Accountants, recently presented a cheque for £2,820 to Home-Start North Herts, the result of a year’s fundraising by the firm for the charity.

George Hay, who have offices in Letchworth, Biggleswade and Huntingdon, took part in a variety of volunteering and fundraising activities throughout the year, including cake sales, dress-down days and a Santa Run in London.

Keith Middleton, Partner at the Letchworth office, said ‘Home-Start is a wonderful charity that provides an incredibly valuable service to the less fortunate children and families of North Herts. We are delighted to support them.’

Charmaine Rogers , Senior Organiser at Home-Start, accepted the cheque on behalf of the charity and said ‘We are touched by George Hay’s fundraising efforts for us. This money can now go towards providing summer holiday outings and activities for the local families we support. It is hugely appreciated’.

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Image courtesy of The Comet - left side of cheque: Charmaine Rogers, Senior Organiser at Home-Start. Right side of cheque :Keith Middleton, Partner at George Hay in Letchworth. Right of Keith: Nicky Lamb, Receptionist at George Hay and Volunteer for Home-Start.