Charity work at Ashford International Hotel
Ashford International Hotel have chosen to support two local
charities this year, decided on by a staff vote. These charities
are Demelza Hospice Care for Children (part of Together for Short
Lives) and the Kent, Sussex and Surrey Air Ambulance Trust.
charity no: 1039651
Demelza Hospice Care for Children supports hundreds of
life-limited children and their families across South East London,
East Sussex, and Kent.
Demelza has two hospices, one in Eltham, Greenwich and one in
Sittingbourne, Kent as well as a community nursing team based in
The charity, which has been running since 1998, offers respite,
symptom control, end-of-life care and bereavement support for
families with children who are either life limited or suffer from
conditions which mean they need a lot of specialist
Facilities include a multi-sensory room, soft play area, a
hydrotherapy pool, and the Inclusion Zone for young adults.
The Kent, Sussex and Surrey Air Ambulance charity exists to help
relieve sick or injured people in South East England and
surrounding areas by providing a Helicopter Emergency Medical
Service and an Air Ambulance Service for the benefit of the
How have we raised money?
Fundraising work that has taken place at Ashford International
Hotel to support these two worthy charities includes:
- Making Valentine's cards, Mothers' Day gifts and Easter Egg
hampers to sell to guests and leisure club members
- Our Restaurant Manager ran the Richmond Half Marathon
- Hosted a Dotty Afternoon Tea in conjunction with KMFM, the
local radio station.
- Collection tins in the leisure club for both charities and
locker coins for sale
So far in 2013, Ashford have raised over £1,000 in total from
the above actitivities.
In addition to this, Ashford International Hotel have adopted
Tugar, the Siberian tiger who lives at Port Lympne Wild Animal
Cycle hire is also available at Ashwood Cycle Centre
located near the hotel. They offer competitive rates:
First day hire £17.95 with a £50 deposit
Second day hire only £9.50.
Ashwood Cycle Centre
Ellingham Industrial Estate