Local convenience retail brand MACE and wholesale brand, MarketPlace will raise money along with their retailers and customers for NICHS - the leading localcharity for care and prevention of chest, heart and stroke illnesses.
Over the next three years, vital funds raised will help support NICHS through its work including enhancing the quality of life for thousands of local people affected.
With over 200,000 people in Northern Ireland affected by chest, heart and stroke conditions and almost half of deaths related to these illnesses, NICHS offers an important service, visiting survivors in hospital or at home, providing information, support and advice.
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Musgrave Wholesale Director, Trevor Magill said: “I am delighted that both MACE and MarketPlace will be supporting NI Chest Heart and Stroke over the next three years. This local charity offers invaluable community-based support to those affected by these conditions and all funds raised will stay local.
“This is a great opportunity for the MACE stores, as well as MarketPlace to get involved in various activities and fundraising initiatives and encourage the support of their local communities to help raise funds for this fantastic local charity,” he added.
NI Chest Heart and Stroke’s Sinead Magill, said: “NI Chest Heart and Stroke is thrilled to team up with MACE and MarketPlace over the next three years. This is an exciting partnership for us and we look forward to supporting the events and activities planned in the coming months.
“Stroke, respiratory and heart disease currently affectsthousands of people across the province and by supporting the charity you are helping us fund our range of programmes, community services and research in the hospitals and universities of Northern Ireland,” she added.
MACE aspires to be Northern Ireland’s number one convenience symbol brand providing the right range, good value and service excellence to our local independent retailers. Musgrave MarketPlace aims to be the leading Wholesale brand, helping our food service and retail customers to win, by always inspiring and staying ahead.