Dorchester Car Dealer Helps Hospice In Fundraising Drive

Dorchester Car Dealer Helps Hospice In Fundraising Drive

Published by The Wessex FM News Team at 7:22am 9th June 2015.

Dorchester Nissan are lending Weldmar Hospicecare Trust an electric car for a year.

A Dorset car dealership has loaned Weldmar Hospicecare  a new, all-electric car.

The Nissan Leaf is being given to the hospice by Dorchester Nissan.

The car will be used by staff to get around the county over the next year, promoting the hospice's services and its fundraising events.

Weldmar Hospicecare, cares for people more than 1,000 patients annually with life limiting illnesses.

Dealer Principal at Dorchester Nissan Tony Jordan said:

"We like to do our bit to help the local community and Weldmar Hospicecare is a fantastic charity to support."

Fundraising Manager for Weldmar, Jon Panton expressed his thanks towards Nissan, saying:

"The Nissan LEAF will be used by all our departments and will be seen by more than 25,000 people at our events over the next 12 months."