A HARTLEPOOL chemical firm has thanked supporters for backing its fundraising campaign.
Exwold Technology, based in Brenda Road, Hartlepool, is celebrating 20 years in business this year.
To show its appreciation for its success, the company is raising money for Hartlepool & District Hospice, and for BlindVoice which provides services to the blind and visually impaired throughout Tees Valley.
The firm held a race night in Hartlepool which was attended by more than 80 people and raised £2,340.
In another boost, a North East company Nusafe, based in Chilton, also made a donation.
Nusafe is a leading supplier of personal protection equipment (PPE) and workwear to industry.
Exwold purchasing and supply chain manager Mike Druce said: “For a number of years, Nusafe has been a valued supplier to us and we are delighted that Nusafe is willing to support our fundraising efforts in this way “