Anpario plc, producer and distributor of natural feed additives for animal health, has donated the money to the Nottingham Hospitals Charity in support of the charity’s #NottinghamNHSHeroes appeal.
Richard Edwards, CEO of Anpario plc, whose head office is based in Worksop, said: “We recognise the heroic contribution made by NHS staff and key workers in the fight to manage and control the virus.
"As a way of expressing our thanks and to give back to our local communities in which a large number of our workforce reside, we are delighted to announce this donation to the charity.”
As part of the emergency #NottinghamNHSHeroes appeal, £275,000 has been raised and two staff wellbeing centres have been created.
These safe havens are for staff members to relax and unwind for a short time during challenging shifts, get a drink and a healthy snack, and speak to trained wellbeing officers if they need support.
Anpario’s contribution will help to meet the demand for a third wellbeing centre and sleep pods for NHS workers that need to rest after a long shift.
Nigel Gregory, director of development at Nottingham Hospitals Charity, said: “We’re so grateful to Anpario for this donation, which will be used to support the hard-working NHS staff at our hospitals during these challenging times."