Royal Hospital Chelsea wins £300 in Chelsea Building Society campaign

20th November 2013

The Royal Hospital Chelsea came second in Chelsea Building Society's 'Charity Choices' event, winning £300. The campaign was run over a month and supported local charities Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and West London Kidney Patients Association. The £300 is likely to be put towards a day out for our less able Chelsea Pensioners.

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