Tapping House receives donation from Mintlyn Crematorium

Tapping House receives donation from Mintlyn Crematorium
Cllr Geoff Hipperson, the Mayor of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk, and Cllr Paul Kunes, borough council cabinet member for commercial services, presented Tammy Green, senior fundraising manager at The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House with a cheque for £8000 on Wednesday 24 July at Mintlyn Crematorium.

With its latest donation Mintlyn Crematorium will have contributed £82,123 to local charities. Nationally the project has raised £6.5 million for charity.

The money has been raised through a charitable scheme, operated by the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM), of which Mintlyn is a member. Under the scheme metal from medical implants is recycled after cremation, with the consent of the family of the deceased. Twice a year the institute asks its scheme members to nominate local charities, which help to support people to cope with the death of loved ones, to receive a donation.

Tammy Green, Senior Fundraising Manager at The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House, said: “We are exceptionally grateful to Mintlyn Crematorium for choosing to support us, this incredible donation of £8000 will go directly towards helping us continue to provide specialist care and support to patients and families.

“The Hospice, which is a charity, relies hugely on the generosity of local supporters and this donation from the Mintlyn Crematorium is truly valued.”

Cllr Paul Kunes said: “Over £82,000 has been raised by Mintlyn Crematorium in the last 8 years for many worthy local causes. I’m delighted to be presenting this cheque to Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House.”

Press release from the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk.

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