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Business backing for Charities at Christmas

The Christmas spirit is alive and well in the Island's business community.

Nedbank Private Wealth and Nedbank Investments have handed over a record number of seasonal hampers to AGE Isle of Man.

For the past few months, staff have been either donating from their own food cupboards or buying a few extra bits on their weekly shop.

Enough food was collected to make up 41 luxury hampers as well as some gifts for the visitors to AGE Isle of Man day centres.

And staff at two travel agents decided not to contribute to presents to fellow colleagues - instead of the "Secret Santa", they donated what they would have spent to "Wish Upon a Dream".

Mann Link Travel and Richmond Travel workers - both part of the Regional Travel Group - were able to hand over a cheque for £245 to help grant wishes to Manx children with life-limiting or life threatening medical conditions.

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