Each year we select a charity to become our charity of the year. All donations collected throughout the year from all charitable activities including dress down days and themed fundraising events are then donated annually to the charity, with Premex matching the money raised.
Marie Curie Cancer Care provides nursing care, free of charge, to terminally ill people. The money we have raised will provide 155 hours of hands on practical nursing care in Bolton, enabling terminally ill people to remain at home.
2009 saw mass staff participation in a number of themed fundraising events. Our Easter eggstavaganza was a huge success with employees enjoying a painted egg and 'guess the number of eggs in the jar' competition as well as a quiz and raffle.
During the summer, we joined other contributors in a national initiative, Marie Curie's 'Blooming Great Tea Party' and hosted our own Summer jamboree. In August, all employees, gathered together to enjoy some delicious cakes and refreshments served by, among others, Donald Fowler, Managing Director. During October we celebrated Halloween by donning some frightening outfits.
A big thank-you to all employees who helped contribute to raising this amount!
Above - Mike Smith (HR Manager) presents Marie Curie with £3,100