A HOSPICE is hoping to raise valuable funds through the release of a new calendar.
The 2012 St Benedict’s Hospice calendar is available to buy now from the hospice direct, via mail-order or from the Tourist Information Office in Sunderland.
Sylvia Stoneham, St Benedict’s’ fund-raiser, said that the calendar was vital to the hospice.
She said: “It’s not just about the money that the calendars generate, but also for the information it provides about us, what we do and how people can fund-raise.
“It is an important information stream as well as an income stream for us.”
St Benedict’s has 3,500 calendars available.
Sylvia said: “The calendars have always been successful because they contain pictures of local scenes. People don’t just buy them for their own homes, but for friends and relatives abroad. I will be sending one to my daughter who is backpacking around Australia, so she can put it up in her caravan.”
The calendars are priced at £3.50 each and the money raised will go towards helping the hospice continue to offer care to the people of Sunderland.