We are now opening applications for our Charity of the Year 2020!
Each November we open up applications for charities to apply to be our Charity of the Year, which is then put to our staff to vote for which charity we would like to support. Throughout the year we complete various fundraising activities to help raise money for our Charity of the Year, including sponsored runs, race nights, cake sales, charitable donations from customers, and our pay day bake off which involves a couple members of staff cooking for all office and yard staff, with everyone paying £3 for a plate and all proceeds go to our chosen charity!
If you become our charity of the year, we will incorporate you within our marketing, including a donation button in our email signatures, a mention in our monthly newsletter and social media accounts which reaches an audience of over 25,000, & more. We also help endorse any special charity days that are related to the charity and supply free toilet hire for all charity events throughout the year.
Our Charity of the Year for 2019 is St Michael’s Hospice, which we have currently raised over £5,000 for so far and will be participating in more fundraising events in the run up to Christmas!
The Hospice enables people with a life limiting illness, their families and carers to attain the highest possible quality of life by providing a choice of specialist care and support. They provide care for patients with an illness where a cure is not possible. These illnesses can vary between Cancer, Renal and Heart Failure, Pulmonary illnesses and Motor Neuron Disease.
In May we hosted a race night at the Hospice itself which saw us raise an incredible £2,000 for the charity! We very kindly received some amazing gifts for our raffle from very generous donors, which ranged from festival tickets to champagne, supermarket vouchers to afternoon tea for 4, there was something for everyone!
We’ve also completed various other fundraising schemes, such as our penny tree, various sponsored walks, runs and football matches & much more!
If you would like more information or would like to receive an application form to apply to be our Charity of the Year 2020 then please email [email protected]. Alternatively you can call us on 0800 371 994 and we will be happy to help!