To us, Ashgate Hospice is not just a charity we donate to now and again, nor solely a customer for our IT solutions and managed services. There can be no doubt that Ashgate Hospicecare is an exceptional charity providing an unrivalled service to the North Derbyshire, Peak District and High Peak community, and as a local, conscientious business, we wanted to give something back. Choosing Ashgate as our primary charity was an easy decision to make: supporting their operations in addition to acting as their Technology Partner just made sense.
The team at AAG are a generous bunch and if we needed an excuse for some extra team-building, fundraising for Ashgate gave us the perfect opportunity. From sponsoring a hole at Ashgate’s annual Golf Day to running our own event for local businesses, we raised £2,800 in the first half of the year and enjoyed every minute of it.
AAG holds Ashgate in such high regard and we are incredibly proud of the Fujitsu solution implemented to streamline their IT landscape, enabling them to deliver even better care to their patients. In September, the AAG team tackled the Gung Ho! 5km Inflatable Obstacle Course and some went on to run the Chesterfield Half Marathon to raise another £3,300 for this exceptional group of caregivers: Ashgate Hospicecare really has been at the very heart of AAG throughout 2016.
Working with Lucy Nickson, Peter Bradbury and their team over the last year has been an incredible experience for us in so many ways. We are proud to support the work they do by providing failsafe IT infrastructure and service, and by raising much-needed funds for the invaluable work they do.
To all of the Hospice Heroes we are celebrating this evening: thank you for every bit of effort you give that makes Ashgate Hospicecare the incredible place it is.
For more information on Ashgate Hospicecare or to donate, visit http://ashgatehospicecare.org.uk.