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Be a good egg this Easter – donate an egg to struggling families

Posted: April 9, 2019

Staff at Hillcrest and Thorntons offices, as well as the general public are being invited to be a ‘good egg’ this Easter and donate chocolate eggs to struggling families.

The joint initiative between Hillcrest and Thorntons Solicitors and Estate Agents aims to invite donations of Easter eggs, which can be dropped off at any of their offices. The chocolate treats will then be distributed to struggling families via local foodbanks.

Donations can include any kind of Easter egg as well as other chocolate or sweet treats.

Hillcrest tenant services manager Joy Watson, said: “For struggling families, things that may seem trivial like buying Easter eggs can be a challenge and cause added pressure, with many children feeling like they are missing out.”

“With numerous families suffering from this level of deprivation in the areas that Hillcrest and Thorntons operates in, we are hoping that this initiative can help bring some Easter cheer to families and children who are struggling most.”

“Our 2019 appeal follows on from last year’s hugely successful appeal, and this year we’re delighted to be partnering up with Thorntons to expand the reach for donations.”

Colin Graham, Chairman at Thorntons, said: “Not all families are fortunate enough to receive chocolate eggs and other sweet treats that others take for granted every year, so we’re proud to be able to lend our support to the Easter campaign.”

“It’s a brilliant community initiative and we will be collecting donations of Easter Eggs at all Thorntons office receptions until Wednesday 17 April. We hope that with the help of colleagues, clients and the local community, we can make an egg-cellent contribution to the campaign.”