Bike challenge raises thousands of pounds for hospice in memory of Jelf colleague

August 31 2015

A TWO-day cycling challenge helped a team from insurance company Jelf raise more than £20,000 in memory of a friend and colleague.

 

Hospice photoA TWO-day cycling challenge helped a team from insurance company Jelf raise more than £20,000 in memory of a friend and colleague.
The 150-mile ride was organised by the Chipping Sodbury-based firm and took the cyclists from Cardiff to Hampshire.
Together with a fun day at its head office, it was the latest fund raising event run by Jelf in aid of St Peter’s Hospice.
It brought to £30,000 the total so far collected by the group to remember Emma Wygladala, who died of a rare sarcoma of the womb at the age of 38.
Emma, of Fishponds, had worked for Jelf as a business support manager and was cared for by hospice staff in her final weeks.
Edd Smith, corporate fundraiser at St Peter’s Hospice, said: “It is great that Jelf have been supporting the hospice again this year in memory of Emma.
“It was lovely that they were able to present the cheque to Julie Pudbury, one of our nurses who actually cared for Emma.
“Support of this nature allows us to continue caring for those with life-limiting illnesses and their families in Bristol.”