Six Degrees Group’s fundraising reaches new heights in Val Thorens

Six Degrees Group, the leading hosting and managed services provider to the UK mid-market, has raised over £29,000 for WeSeeHope, a charity that provides support for children in Southern and Eastern Africa who have been orphaned or isolated by extreme poverty. Hosted by Six Degrees’ Chairman, Alastair Mills, a group of 25 guests from the technology and finance sector headed to the slopes of Val Thorens, the highest resort in Europe,...

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Cash boost for Kent Charity from Furley Page Foundation
Mar28

Cash boost for Kent Charity from Furley Page Foundation

Kent charity Strode Park Foundation has enjoyed a £5,000 boost to its finances thanks to the Furley Page Foundation, the charitable organisation set up by leading south east law firm Furley Page.   The Furley Page Foundation chose Strode Park as its charity of the year in 2016 and big-hearted staff at the law firm took part in a number of fundraising activities which led to nearly £2,000 being collected. This was increased to...

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Monarch Pilots scale new heights for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital
Mar28

Monarch Pilots scale new heights for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital

Two Monarch pilots are swapping their views from the cockpit to climb two of the world’s highest mountains and raise money for Monarch Foundation charity partners Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and water aid charity Just a Drop. Manchester based Senior First Officer David Hamlet recently returned from a 77km trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. The trip to Tanzania lasted ten days and helped David raise nearly £3,000...

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Comedy Gala in Wales to support World Autism Awareness Day
Mar27

Comedy Gala in Wales to support World Autism Awareness Day

Wales’ leading provider of education and care for people with autism has joined forces with a Cardiff-based charity to host a star-studded comedy gala marking the 9th World Autism Awareness Day with a five-figure fundraising goal. Orbis Group is an award-winning provider of specialist services for children, young people and adults with complex needs associated with autism; a spectrum condition often characterised by complex sensory,...

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Miller Homes employees raise over £228,000 for Habitat for Humanity
Feb28

Miller Homes employees raise over £228,000 for Habitat for Humanity

A massive fundraising effort by Miller Homes has seen the company more than double its fundraising target for global development charity Habitat for Humanity GB’s Hope Builders Campaign, raising almost quarter of a million pounds in just 12 months. The leading housebuilder had challenged its employees to raise an initial target of £100,000 for the campaign throughout 2016, however this total was smashed in September, four months ahead...

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Caring optometrist Ben sets his sights on helping the homeless
Feb28

Caring optometrist Ben sets his sights on helping the homeless

With the number of people sleeping rough at an all-time high, one caring optometrist has given up his time to help a charity which provides free eye tests and glasses for the homeless. Ben Richardson, aged 28, who lives in Maidenhead and works at the Vision Express store in Reading, travelled to the London Crisis Centre recently to spend the day volunteering for ‘Vision Care for Homeless People’, a charity supplying...

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Fleet Operations triples fundraising target with £12,000 charity bonanza
Feb28

Fleet Operations triples fundraising target with £12,000 charity bonanza

Leading independent fleet consultancy Fleet Operations has smashed its 2016 annual fundraising target by raising £12,000 for local and national charities. Staff from the Newcastle-under-Lyme company were given a £4,000 goal at the start of 2016 and set about organising different ways to reach their target. Events included a challenging hike up Mount Snowdon, Cycle London Orbital – a 117-mile static bike ride – and most recently, a...

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Monarch Foundation raises over £460,000 in 2016 for charity partners
Feb24

Monarch Foundation raises over £460,000 in 2016 for charity partners

Thanks to the generosity of Monarch’s millions of customers and thousands of employees, The Monarch Foundation has today announced that it raised £463,000 in 2016 for its charity partners – Just a Drop, Blind Veterans UK, Macmillan Cancer Support and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. This includes £420,000 raised by customers from onboard collections which is almost £90,000 more than in 2015. Monarch employees raised...

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Ayr based law firm raises £6000 for local vasculitis charity.
Feb24

Ayr based law firm raises £6000 for local vasculitis charity.

Staff at the Ayr branch of solicitors Digby Brown have raised a staggering £6000 for The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation, a local vasculitis charity based in Kilmarnock. Digby Brown nominated LCTF as their local charity of the year and throughout 2016 raised funds by organising a regular dress-down Friday, hamper prize draws, and bake sales. The Digby Brown team also ran the Vasculitis Awareness 5k in June at Dean Castle Country...

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Europa pledges to match fund employees’ charity efforts up to £25,000
Feb24

Europa pledges to match fund employees’ charity efforts up to £25,000

Europa Worldwide, which is headquartered in Dartford and has branches throughout the UK, has pledged to donate up to £25,000 to charity as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, by match funding the amount of money staff raise through charity fundraising events this year. The business has launched its 50:50 charity promise which will see it donate the same amount of money raised by the first 50 staff who take part in any sponsored...

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Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Promotes Diverse Talent and Leadership Across Generations

£58,000 in IICF grants awarded to six UK charities at post-conference reception  The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) UK held its inaugural conference on Leading Across Generations at the City Grange Hotel in London on 26 January, raising an estimated £20,000 for local charities that support education and social mobility. Approximately 100 representatives across the insurance industry attended the conference, which...

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PHMG praise generous workforce, setting ambitious £100,000 fundraising target for 2017
Feb07

PHMG praise generous workforce, setting ambitious £100,000 fundraising target for 2017

Generous employees and company bosses at Audio branding specialist PHMG are aiming to donate a whopping £100,000 for charity in 2017 after smashing its target for 2016. The company, under the banner of official charity the PHMG Foundation, donated £60,000 to a number of good causes last year after employees from across the globe threw themselves into a whole range of weird and wonderful activities. Staff raised £30,000 through a...

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Signs of Change for Child Safety
Feb07

Signs of Change for Child Safety

Every week nearly 60 under-fives are hospitalised because of a burn or scald and over 100 children visit A&E following accidental poisoning.  Accidents involving children happen all too often and charities such as the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) (http://www.rospa.com/) are helping to make life safer for young children.  This month (January 2017) RoSPA is launching the Brighter Beginnings Appeal in their...

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