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Hospitality and catering recruiters, Tonic Talent, have launched their Dine and Donate campaign for Birmingham Children's hospital. The campaign will see £1 added to the customers’ bills in April 2024 to raise funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Many venues in the city, such as the Michelin-starred Simpsons, have pledged their commitment to raising money in this way.

Hospitality and catering recruiters, Tonic Talent have launched a new initiative which will see Birmingham-based hospitality businesses add £1 to customers’ bills throughout April 2024 to raise funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

In collaboration with Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, Tonic Talent has founded their new initiative Dine and Donate. The campaign sees the recruitment agency partnering with hospitality establishments across the Midlands to add £1 to bills throughout the month of April.

The vital funds raised through the Dine and Donate campaign will help Birmingham Children’s Hospital purchase state-of-the-art equipment and develop child-friendly spaces. This support aims to establish a welcoming and nurturing environment for young patients.

Establishments such as Simpsons, Button Factory, Baked in Brick, F1 Arcade, Arch 13, Indian Cafe Racer, The Cross at Kenilworth, Ashas, Gas Street Social, The Plough Harborne, Eat Vietnam, and The Alchemist (amongst others) have pledged their commitment to Dine and Donate.

As the campaign gains momentum, the hope is that more businesses and individuals will come together to support Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Conrad Brunton, MD at Tonic Talent, said: “With everyone’s support, we can create a brighter future for the children who rely on the hospital for their care and treatment. I am incredibly passionate about hospitality and supporting the community in Birmingham and the Midlands, and I am proud to have launched this meaningful initiative.” 

Helen Miles, Head of Corporate Partnerships at Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, said: “Our hospital treats one in five children from Birmingham and one in eight from the wider region. Our mission is to provide them with the best experience while in our care, and our local business partners and their communities are essential to achieving that. 

“Dine and Donate has the potential to be transformative for our hospital, equipping our specialist clinicians with the best tools and creating innovative and kinder treatments for our young patients. I urge others to get involved.”

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