Miele gifts laundry machines to hospice during lockdown

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Miele Professional has come to the aid of a Rochdale hospice after its laundry machines started to fail during lockdown.

Springhill Hospice had been a long term Miele customer and had a 13kg washer and dryer on site. They were looking for some new laundry equipment to provide re-washes. Working with the team at Goodman Sparks to provide the professional installation, Miele gifted them two models which had both previously been used in the Experience Centre in Abingdon as display models – a Little Giant washing machine and dryer.

Sam Bailey, Regional Director for Northern and Western Europe at Miele Professional, said: “The washer and dryer had never actually been plumbed in, only being used to show the inner workings of the equipment. It was the perfect situation where we were looking to replace the exhibition models and Springhill Hospice was in need of a washer and dryer. Through our approved partner in Manchester, Goodman Sparks, we were able to make this donation happen and help to ensure the on-going effectiveness of the on premise laundry.”

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Sam Gleeson at Goodman Sparks was only too pleased to lend assistance with the donation, adding: “It’s fantastic to be able to support a local organisation such as Springhill with a free installation of the equipment. Samantha and her team do a fantastic job at the hospice and it’s wonderful to have played a small part in the continued success of the charity.”

Springhill Hospice Chief Executive, Samantha Wells, said: “We are incredibly grateful to both Miele and Goodman Sparks for the donation and installation of the Miele Little Giants. They will serve us really well for many years to come and it’s great to have the support of such a generous supplier.”

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