Local funeral directors William Collins & Son, of Station Road, Burgess Hill, are collecting Easter Eggs for local children who will not be at home with their families at this time of year.
Staff at William Collins & Son are asking local businesses, community groups and residents to donate Easter Eggs to them, for distribution by Rockinghorse volunteers, so that they can bring a smile to the faces of children at The Royal Alexandra Hospital, Brighton.
Louise Bartha, Campaigns Officer for Rockinghorse, said: “We are really grateful for the support of William Collins & Son and their Easter Egg Appeal. Every egg donated will really help the young patients being treated at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital to feel better about being in hospital over Easter.”
William Collins & Son is part of Dignity, who launched the Easter Egg Challenge in 2002.
Funeral director, Mr Janek Lewandowski, said: “We hope that the local community will support us and help to make Easter an easier time for children who cannot be at home. Last year Dignity staff collected thousands of Easter Eggs for children across the country and we would like to have the opportunity to do the same for the children in this area.”
If you would like to donate an Easter Egg please drop your gift into 43 Station Road, Burgess Hill (RH15 9DE) between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Alternatively, you can call Jane or Liz at William Collins & Son on 01444 871515 to arrange a collection.
William Collins & Son have been arranging and conducting funerals in Burgess Hill for over 60 years. They provide a 24-hour service and are part of Dignity.
Dignity is a British company that has funeral directors in towns and cities all across the UK, including funeral homes in Cuckfield and Hurstpierpoint.