Cornish children’s bereavement charity Penhaligon’s Friends has received £3,800 raised from donations from ferry foot passengers.
on one of Cornwall’s most recognisable modes of transport, the King Harry Ferry.
The cause was selected as the King Harry Ferry Company’s chosen charity to support for 2015.
Foot passengers travel on the ferry between Feock and the Roseland for free but are invited to donate to its chosen charity.
Penhaligon’s Friends supports bereaved children, young people, parents and carers, offering the chance to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources. The charity, which marked its 20th anniversary in 2015, also offers training and advice for childcare professionals and those interested in becoming volunteers.
Chantal Worden-Evans, from Penhaligon’s Friends, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have received such an amazing amount from The King Harry Ferry collection. This means everything to our small charity. Thank you to everyone who has donated and contributed in some way.”
This year’s chosen charity is Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust.