Boost for charity

June 29 2018

KINGSWOOD-based Jessie May are to be given a financial boost after a shopping centre nominated them as their charity of the year.

Clifton Down Shopping Centre will now work with Jessie May on a programme of events and activities to raise money for the charity.

Jessie May said it was delighted with the support.

Jessie May cares for children with terminal illness within their own homes, providing vital respite care, emotional support, end of life care and bereavement support."

The charity, based at the Kingswood Estate in Britannia Road, was established in 1994 by Chris and Philippa Purrington following the death of their daughter Jessie May.

Jessie died from a genetic condition when she was just four and a half months old.