With all of the stories about emergency services personnel being verbally and physically abused recently, then you might be forgiven for thinking that few people really appreciate the work that you do.
But not everyone takes the daily sacrifices made by the emergency services for granted…
As a side, but within the context of this article, it has been a long-standing ‘joke’ amongst emergency services personnel that, when passing a Morrisons delivery van, you will probably end up waving at the driver of the Morrisons van, as their delivery vehicles tend to have the same colour scheme as many emergency ambulances.
And emergency services personnel tend to ‘wave’ at each other when passing one-another whilst out-and-about.
Hence you might have heard the term ‘Morbulance’ which has often sprung up time and time again (or at least, if you follow our ‘humour’ page on Facebook then you would have done).
We often get sent pictures via our website from our colleagues of ‘Morbulances’ ‘in situ’ at various points around the UK – often mingling with emergency services vehicles.
Well, the wonderful people at Morrisons in Chelmsford, Essex, decided to donate a hamper to East of England Ambulance Staff in Chelmsford just as a way of saying ‘thanks’ for all of the hard work which they do.
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And what a nice change it makes, to be able to write about a light-hearted story that ends with people actually showing some genuine appreciation for the emergency services.
The handwritten note left with the hamper said:
“To the ambulance services,
“We would like to show you our appreciation for your services to our local community, especially after these few hot months – and so, we are giving you this hamper!
“It has been stuffed full of goodies to keep you going on those long days
“From your supporters at Morrisons”
Good on you, Morrison’s of Chelmsford!
Your gesture will bring a smile to the faces of many people within the emergency services family – even the ones who won’t get to share the food!
On behalf of the men and women of the emergency services; THANK YOU!
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