Eaton & Cringleford

Babies benefit from Christmas parking

Just Regional
Jan 14, 2015 2 mins read

Local company Marsh raised nearly £7,000 for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital from opening up its car park for Christmas shoppers.

NICU was chosen by Marsh following a nomination by a staff member whose daughter spent time on the unit as a new born baby. Five years on, Olivia Milne is now a happy, healthy child.

The annual event is now in its 20th year,

Jill Wakely, NICU Matron said: “We are overwhelmed to receive such a massive donation from one company. This will make such a difference to our current fundraising enabling us to purchase additional incubators. We are incredibly grateful to Olivia’s parents for nominating our charity and we are delighted to see Olivia so well and healthy.”

Louise Cook, NNUH Fundraising Manager, said: “Marsh has been fantastic. They had more than 120 volunteers staffing the car park over five weekends. They were out there in rain and very cold weather – all with a smile on their face and doing this to help NICU.”

 Jill Wakley, NICU Matron accepted the cheque on behalf of the hospital charity from Alan Cross, Chairman of Marsh Sports & Social Club, and Chris Spinks, Chairman of Capita Social Club


Jill Wakley, NICU Matron accepted the cheque on behalf of the hospital charity from Alan Cross, Chairman of Marsh Sports & Social Club, and Chris Spinks, Chairman of Capita Social Club

The Milne Family

The Milne Family

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