THE James Cook University Hospital Kidney Unit Appeal has shifted up a gear thanks to the donation of a brand-new car.
The Vauxhall Corsa SE, worth £16,500, has been donated by Drive Vauxhall, and will be driven home by one lucky winner.
South Tees Hospitals Charity has teamed up with Drive Vauxhall to raffle the 21-reg vehicle with tickets on sale until Wednesday 29 September.
Tickets are £5 each and proceeds will go towards the Middlesbrough hospital’s kidney unit appeal which is aiming to raise £500,000 to create a bright, modern and welcoming facility for patients while also increasing clinical space.
Rob Keenan, group joint managing director at Drive, said: “We want to thank our frontline NHS workers and support an important cause at the same time so getting behind this campaign was a no brainer for us.
“The renal services at The James Cook University Hospital support thousands of people from the Tees Valley as well as parts of Durham, North Yorkshire and Cumbria and the work the staff do is truly life changing.
“This is our way of giving something back and we can’t wait to see a lucky winner take home this brilliant, 21-reg Corsa.”