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Thorntons raises £42,000 in charity wills campaign
Legal firm Thorntons achieved its biggest fundraising total in its 2016 charity wills campaign, raising £42,000 for Cash for Kids, it announced today.
The Tayside headquartered practice waived fees for making or updating wills throughout September 2016 in return for a donation to the charity, which supports disadvantaged children.
Last year was the 20th in which Thorntons has undertaken such a campaign. In the run-up to Christmas it also provided collection points through which local people could donate presents for distribution by Cash for Kids.
Murray Etherington, private client partner commented: “Thorntons has committed to raising money for charity for a number of years and we are always overwhelmed by the support we receive from clients. This year is particularly special as we have a record breaking donation that we are able to give to Cash for Kids – it’s the perfect way to celebrate 20 years of support. We are extremely grateful to our clients who contributed to this donation.
“The charity is a fantastic cause that does vital work for children and families across Scotland. The campaign also provides an opportunity to highlight the importance of having an up-to-date will.”
Lynda Sword, Cash for Kids charity manager, added: “The success of Charity Wills over the past few years has been incredible, but to achieve this amount is absolutely amazing."