LloydNewcastle MINI hasdonated 200 cuddly rabbit toys to childrenat St Oswald’s Hospice.   

The team at Lloyd collected thewarren ofbunnies for a competition at Close Housegolf club,Heddon-on-the-Wall. Families were asked to guess how many toy rabbits were inthe boot of a new MINI Clubman to win Easter goodies.  

With the end of the Easter holidays, thesoft toyshaveallfound a new home with youngsters at St Oswald’s, Gosforth.  

ChrisLongster, Brand Manager at Lloyd Newcastle MINI, said: “We were delighted to be able to make this donation to St Oswald’s, which provide such vital and compassionate care to help children with life-shortening conditions, as well as supporting their families. 

“We wanted to show the boot capacity in the new MINI Clubman by hosting a fun competition. But we didn’t want all of these bunnies to go to waste, so we’re thrilled they have found such a fantastic new home.” 

Lucy Smith, Senior Fundraiser at St Oswald’s, said:“We really appreciate donationslike this one from Lloyd. The toys can help to provide companionship and comfort to children while they’re here, and the arrival of dozens of bunnies certainly brightened up everyone’s day.”  

Lloyd Newcastle, based on Barrack Road, is part of the family-owned Lloyd Motor Group.St Oswald’sgivescare to children and adults, as well assupporting their families andproviding advice to healthcare professionals.