Staff at the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice in Rotherham are celebrating after being awarded £10,000.
Yorkshire Building Society awarded the cash as part of a £150,000 giveaway to leave a lasting legacy in local communities.
Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, based in North Anston, was one of 15 chosen by members of the public to receive a donation.
More than 600 charities applied to the Society’s Lasting Legacy Fund.
The money will be used at the hospice to create an area in the garden to provide a peaceful haven for families.
The area, which will contain water features, will be wheelchair accessible.
Helen Mower, head of fundraising for the hospice, said: “We are thrilled that our project has been chosen to be funded as part of the Yorkshire Building Society Lasting Legacy Fund. We can’t wait to get started and make a real difference to our community.”
Carol Johnson, Manager of the Sheffield branch of the Yorkshire Building Society, said: “We are proud to commemorate our milestone anniversary by helping charities make a positive difference in their communities.
“We are delighted to be able to support the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice project.”