Here at Churchill Taxation, we’re acutely aware of the negative impact Covid-19 is having on UK charities. For many good causes, the pandemic has led to a greater demand for their services, at the same time as a drop in their income.

That’s why we’re doing our bit to help the charities that mean the most to us this Christmas.

This year, instead of sending digital Christmas cards to our customers and associates, we’ve donated £400 to support the work of five deserving causes.

Each member of the Churchill Taxation team has picked a charity to receive an £80 boost, and here’s a brief overview of why we chose each one…

Penny’s Army Marching to Disney

Just4Children is fundraising to make five-year-old Penny Mills’ Disney dreams come true. Penny, from Stafford, has a rare genetic disease of childhood dementia, which sadly means she may not live beyond her teens.

Nicole Andrews says: “Penny is the niece of my university friend. And having a daughter of a similar age, I can only imagine what her parents must be going through as her childhood dementia progresses. I’m proud that Churchill Taxation has contributed towards the cost of getting Penny to Disney World (when Covid-19 allows) to make memories with her family.”

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support helps improve the lives of people affected by cancer by providing physical, financial and emotional support.

Emma Barnes says: “I’ve sadly lost close family members to cancer, so Macmillan is a charity very close to our hearts. It’s been a big support to us over the years.”

Wild Acre Rescue

Based in Cradley Heath, near Dudley, Wild Acre Rescue is a rescue charity for domestic pets. Its aim is to take animals into care and restore their faith in human nature, so they’re ready to move on to new homes. The charity is supported by volunteers and has its own charity shop.

Steph Churchill says: “This charity does great work rescuing animals in the local area.”

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

Victoria Ellwood says: “This is a very special charity that has been badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Many fundraising events have been cancelled or postponed because of the pandemic.”

SASBAH

SASBAH has over 50 years’ experience in supporting and developing the health, wellbeing and life opportunities of people with spina bifida, hydrocephalus and other related conditions.

Helen Jameson says: “SASBAH is a charity that holds a special place in my heart.”

Merry Christmas from Churchill Taxation

We’d like to wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We know this festive season is different to normal, but we hope you all stay safe and well.

We look forward to helping you to manage your tax affairs in 2021. And if you’d like to find out more about what we do, call us on 07813 434195 or email: stephanie.churchill@churchilltaxation.co.uk

Steph Churchill

Stephanie Churchill

Managing director & co-owner of Churchill Taxation