...it takes several thousands of pounds to grant a magical wish to a child or young person fighting a life-threatening illness.
(PRWeb UK) March 14, 2011
Make-A-Wish has a very simple objective – to grant magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening illnesses. The charity was founded in the UK in 1986 and since then has granted over 6,500 wishes, ranging from special holidays and day trips, to meetings with the children's favourite celebrities and even the chance to drive a tank!
There are over 20,000 children in the UK living with a life-threatening illness. Make-A-Wish believes that every one of them deserves to experience the magic of a Make-A-Wish wish – and they are truly magical.
This struck a chord with Lynda Smart, Marketing Manager of HotSpring® World, the UK retail arm of the world’s largest manufacturer of hot tubs and spas. She persuaded her colleagues to throw their resources behind this laudable endeavour and to donate a sum of £100 for every HotSpring® Spa sold through their showrooms during March and April.
Lynda explained, “After speaking with a representative for the charity, I have learned that it takes several thousands of pounds to grant a magical wish to a child or young person fighting a life-threatening illness. We are hoping that the money raised will help the charity continue its work. It is also my hope that we can extend our support further by having local showroom events which would enable us to promote the charity and bring in more donations.”
Notes to Editors About HotSpring® World:
HotSpring® World is the UK retail brand name for Watkins Distribution UK Ltd. which supplies HotSpring® hot tubs, spas and accessories throughout the UK through its retail website and network of showrooms. HotSpring® is the leading brand of portable hot tubs and is a Registered Trademark of Watkins Manufacturing, the world's largest manufacturer of hot tubs and spas, which operates in over 60 countries worldwide. Find out more at http://www.hotspringworld.co.uk.