David Wilson Homes, who are building Sawbridge Park in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, recently made a £1,500 donation to East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity to support the neonatal unit at Lister Hospital in Stevenage.
In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the NHS on the 5 July 2023, the donation was made from The Barratt Foundation’s Community Fund initiative, of which David Wilson Homes is part of, and sees the housebuilder donate £1,500 each month to a charity improving the lives of individuals in the areas close to its developments and offices.
East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity offers support to patients of all ages – from newborns to patients at the end of life. They fund projects that include volunteer services, the latest equipment and research projects. They organise charity events to help raise money to support patients and families at their hospitals. The donation from David Wilson Homes has specifically been made towards the neonatal unit at Lister Hospital which provides treatment and support for premature and poorly babies.
Shauna Gooding, philanthropy manager at East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity, commented: “As a charity, our work relies on the generosity of others in order to continue our support and vital work for our patients. We aim to change lives and make people’s health our top priority. At the neonatal unit, we understand the worries and struggles that parents go through and how distressing it can be when babies are admitted. This donation from David Wilson Homes will go towards making sure that we have the best equipment and facilities to continue the work that we are doing for our patients.”
Marc Woolfe, head of sales for David Wilson Homes, said: “I am very grateful that our Community Fund can go towards important charities working to support those in need, such as at Lister Hospital. The care and support that the nurses provide for the newborn babies within the neonatal unit is one to be recognised and supported. We hope that this donation will help towards any extra support or equipment needed for the patients.”
The Lister Hospital is just a 40-minute drive from the Sawbridge Park development where David Wilson Homes is currently selling a selection of two and four-bedroom homes, with starting prices from £400,000.
For further details about David Wilson Homes, visit www.dwh.co.uk/ or call 0333 335 8501.