Local Hospital Charity Gets a Funding Boost by Coventry Building Society

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Friends of Lydney Hospital has received £899 from Coventry Building Society to fund specialist equipment to help care for patients.

Friends of Lydney Hospital has received £899 from Coventry Building Society to fund specialist equipment to help care for patients.

Friends of Lydney Hospital has raised over £1m since 1969 to provide equipment for the hospital and comforts for its patients. Coventry Building Society has been supporting and fundraising for the charity for 13 years.

Tony Midgley, Friends of Lydney Hospital, says; “We are absolutely delighted. We will now be able to purchase a bariatric chair, a specialist piece of equipment. This will ensure that the hospital are able to provide the same high standard of comfort and care for all patients.”

Amanda Bennett, Coventry Building Society, says; “I am so pleased to have worked with Friends of Lydney Hospital over the years, and to be able to give them the money for this much needed piece of equipment is fantastic.”

If you are interested in becoming involved with Friends of Lydney Hospital contact; Mary Thurston on 01594 847400 or email mary(dot)thurston(at)hotmail(dot)com.

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Coventry Building Society

  • Coventry Building Society is the third largest building society in the UK with assets exceeding £26.9 billion
  • The Coventry Building Society aims to support the communities in which our members live. Whether that's by raising funds for good causes, offering more direct support to local organisations or simply by reducing our impact on the environment, we make a difference to local people.
  • To view our mortgages, savings accounts and current accounts, please visit our website.
  • The Coventry Building Society Charitable Foundation which is entirely funded by Coventry Building Society, is an independent entity with a Board of Trustees who determine the criteria by which grants are made.

The grant process is administered on behalf of Coventry Building Society Charitable Foundation by Heart of England Community Foundation. This is a specialist independent grant provider which, in association with a network of local Community Foundations, takes responsibility for assessing grant requests in accordance with Coventry Building Society Charitable Foundation criteria.

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