RYEDALE businesses are going above and beyond for a charity.

Severfield (Design and Build) Ltd, Beadlam Grange and NFS Health Sciences Ltd have all raised donations for Saint Catherine’s, which provides support, at home and in the Scarborough hospice, for adults with a terminal illness.

“We need to raise around £11,000 every day to provide our 16 services, free of charge, to patients and their loved ones,” said Nicky Grunwell, the Ryedale area fundraiser for Saint Catherine’s.

“Knowing we have continued support across Ryedale and beyond is so important and makes a real difference.”

Severfield (Design and Build) Ltd, based in Sherburn, has raised more than £4,000, with a number of employees family and friends receiving care from Saint Catherine’s.

Cat Bell, from the company, said: “Knowing the hospice requires £5.5m a year to fund patient care, we are delighted that we have been able to raise and contribute a considerable amount of money over the years.

“The company will continue to support Saint Catherine’s and we thank them for their outstanding care for people in our local community.”

NSF Health Sciences Ltd, in Kirkbymoorside, has announced Saint Catherine’s as their chosen charity of the year

A spokesperson from NFS Health Sciences Ltd said: “We have chosen Saint Catherine’s because, as an organisation, we like to support local health charities.”

Beadlam Grange, near Helmsley, have dedicated their efforts to raising donations for Saint Catherine’s, after owner, Jenny Rooke, died after a short battle with cancer in 2019.

The team at Beadlam Grange raised more than £1,960 from their Christmas fair, by organising a selection of stalls and selling mince pies with mulled wine.

“I would like to thank these businesses for their wonderful support,” added Nicky.

“Thank you so much.”

Saint Catherine’s provides services locally Ryedale, such as community nurse specialists, care homes support, bereavement support, clinics, wellbeing services and an out-of-hours telephone service.

For more information, visit saintcatherines.org.uk