Birkenhead firm raises £15k for Claire House through scrap metal donations

Murphy Scrap Metals in Birkenhead has donated a massive £15,000 to Claire House Children’s Hospice.

The donation means that Murphy Scrap Metal has raised a total of nearly £42,500 for the hospice.

The firm raised the money by taking donations of scrap metal from members of the public and then presenting the cash value of the scrap to Claire House. Not only are they helping the environment but also the donation will make a massive difference to sick children across Merseyside.

Speaking about their donation efforts, Andy Murphy, Manager at Murphy Scrap Metals said, “We are delighted to help such an important charity such as Claire House. We raised £15,000, with the generous help of our amazing customers who have kindly donated scrap metal to our charity scrap skip.

Claire House Children’s Hospice helps seriously and terminally ill children make the most of the time they have however long or short that may be.

By providing specialist nursing and end-of-life care, as well as emotional support Claire House helps families through some of the toughest times of their lives. 

Lewis Croft, Partnerships Manager at Claire House, said, “We are very grateful for this amazing donation. This money will make a massive difference to the children who we support and help us reach out to more families who need our help.

“We would like to say a big thank you to all of Murphy Scrap Metals’ customers and the Murphy family for thinking of us, and for their continued support over the years.”

Image: Staff at Murphy’s Scrap Metals celebrate their donation to Claire House with the charity’s Lewis Croft and Claire Bear

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