900 Staff at Domestic & General’s Brighton contact centre have thrown their support behind Rockinghorse children’s charity, raising just under £8,500.
The Brighton team chose to support Rockinghorse as their Charity of the Year for 2016/2017, organising a variety of fundraising events to raise £8,453. Staff took part in Paddle Round the Pier, Santa Dash, summer fundraising fetes, and a host of other activities to raise funds.
The charity’s Chief Executive, Ryan Heal and Head of Fundraising, Analiese Doctrove, recently joined members of staff from Domestic & General at their office in Queens Square for an official cheque presentation.
David Colley, Group HR Business Partner and chair of the charity committee, said: “Having participated in numerous Domestic & General events over the years, it’s great to join the team in Brighton to celebrate another successful year of fundraising activity as we head into the third year of partnership with Rockinghorse.”
During the two-year charity partnership, staff at Domestic & General have raised over £15,000 for Rockinghorse, as well as donating many hours of time to volunteer at fundraising events and the charity’s partner centres, including the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton.
Analiese Doctrove, Head of Fundraising at Rockinghorse, said: “We are extremely grateful for the continued support from staff at Domestic & General’s Brighton office, and are delighted at the amount raised for the second year of our charity partnership. Our thanks to the entire team who are all helping us make a huge difference to the lives of sick children in Sussex.”
The charity is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary and aim to raise £500,000 this year through their Sussex Giving for Sussex Children appeal. Domestic & General’s Brighton team have chosen to support Rockinghorse again in 2017/2018.
To find out more, please visit www.rockinghorse.org.uk.