A HOSPITAL charity has secured the support of a Blackburn-based firm.

ELHT&me is the official charity of East Lancashire Hospitals Trust (ELHT) and has won the backing of ISSA Foundation for healthcare projects and initiatives.

The ISSA Foundation is the charitable foundation of Euro Garages, run by Blackburn brothers Moshin and Zuber Issa.

The official hospital charity actively fundraises with donations enabling positive improvement of the hospital environment for patients, visitors and staff, and provision of state-of-the-art medical equipment, funding invaluable research and teaching programmes.

The partnership will see the firm support the trust’s charitable objectives and various initiatives.

Zuber Issa, founder and trustee of ISSA Foundation said: “We are really proud that we are in a position to give something back to our local community.”