When it comes to fundraising, diners at Preston’s newest Indian street food favourite Mowgli are second to naan!
By adding a discretionary £1 to the bill, diners at the newest restaurant in the city centre have raised a red-hot £19,770 for Derian House Children’s Hospice in just one year.
“To take our infamous chat bombs to Preston, and to be able to support the local children and families of the local community, who need life changing care, is the very reason Mowgli exists,” said Nisha Katona, Mowgli Chief Executive and Founder.
“To stand with Derian House Children’s Hospice is the least that we can do.”
Diners at Mowgli Preston are asked to have a small discretionary donation added to their table’s bill – for just £1 they can make contribute to the care of the 400 babies, children and young people from across the North West.
Kerry Pritchard, Community Fundraiser at Derian House, said: “Thank you to all the curry lovers in Preston who have helped the team at Preston to raise an incredible amount for our children and young people at Derian House.
“This money will go a long way – for £20,000 we could send 20 families on a free holiday to one of our lodges, give counselling sessions to bereaved parents, or even pay for the upkeep of our hydrotherapy pool.
“It just shows that a small donation on the end of your bill can make a world of a difference. While care is free for families, it will cost £6million to run services at Derian House in 2023. We rely on the generosity of our kind-hearted supporters for 70p in every £1.”
Derian House, based in Chorley, Lancashire, cares for more than 400 babies, children, young people and their families from across the North West and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Find out more: www.derianhouse.co.uk
Find out more about Mowgli and its Charity Trust: https://www.mowglistreetfood.com/