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Tate & Lyle help raise £25,000 for Beckton hospice

14:52 15 February 2013

Staff from Tate and Lyle Sugars in East London dressed as monkey

Staff from Tate and Lyle Sugars in East London dressed as monkey's and zebra's fTate and Lyle Sugars in East to help raise money for the Richard House charity. The group spent time at the charity's Hornchurch to raise vital funds for hundreds of sick children and their families

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Children at a Newham hospice are set to benefit after a local business helped raise £25,000 for the charity.

Superheroes from Tate and Lyle Sugars in East London invade Richard House charity shop in Dagenham Heathway to help raise vital funds for hundreds of sick children and their familiesSuperheroes from Tate and Lyle Sugars in East London invade Richard House charity shop in Dagenham Heathway to help raise vital funds for hundreds of sick children and their families

Children at a Newham hospice are set to benefit after a local business helped raise £25,000 for the charity.

Teams of workers from the Royal Docks-based company, Tate and Lyle Sugars, took over six Richard House charity shops to raise vital funds for more than 300 children and families in need.

Beckton-based Richard House put the challenge to Tate & Lyle Sugars, who have supported the charity for over a decade, to test their entrepreneur skills in the heart of the local community.

Staff set up a JustGiving fundraising web page before the event and dressed as their favourite superheroes at the Dagenham Heathway shop, while Hornchurch was invaded by monkeys and pirates sold their wares in Upminster.

Staff from Tate and Lyle Sugars in East London dressed as pirates at the Upminster Richard House charity shop to raise vital funds for hundreds of sick children and their families.Staff from Tate and Lyle Sugars in East London dressed as pirates at the Upminster Richard House charity shop to raise vital funds for hundreds of sick children and their families.

Richard House provides much needed care and services to children with life-limiting, life-threatening and complex healthcare conditions and their families from London and the surrounding area.

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