Thursday 01 December 2016

Please be vigilant- Charity Fraudster Alert

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We have been informed that a fraudulent canvasser is going door to door in the Garden House Hospice Care area. 

A Caucasian male described as in his fifties, salt and pepper hair, no noticeable distinguishing facial marks or facial hair, wearing glasses, smartly dressed in a suit - c5ft 10” - has been spotted in the Stotfold area.

He appears to have ID and a clipboard, and is canvassing on doors stating he is from the Welwyn Garden City based Isabel Hospice. He is requesting support to fund 150 Hospice at Home beds, due to a shortage of funds.

 Both Garden House Hospice Care, Isabel Hospice, and Keech Hospice would like to inform you this is fraudulent activity and neither Hospice are fundraising through this manner. 

Please do not give your personal details, cash or any payment or banking details. 

Garden House Hospice Care provide their free care in the area of Stevenage and North Herts, annually we need to raise £3.2m to provide our free services. Should you wish to support our Hospice care – we would be grateful and you can do so via our safe and secure website by clicking here

If you have any additional information or have had a visit from someone claiming to be raising hospice funds please inform either Lisa Seccombe Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications 01462 679540 or email lisa.seccombe@ghhospicecare.org.uk or the police on the non emergency number 101