Fenmarc staff present nearly �2,750 to Sue Ryder Care after Big Wigs Challenge
NEARLY �2,750 was presented to Sue Ryder Care by Fenmarc Produce, to mark the end of a two-month fundraising campaign. Staff at the March-based factory stepped up to the charity s Big Wigs Challenge by holding various events – including a charity football
NEARLY �2,750 was presented to Sue Ryder Care by Fenmarc Produce, to mark the end of a two-month fundraising campaign.
Staff at the March-based factory stepped up to the charity's Big Wigs Challenge by holding various events - including a charity football tournament - and by taking part in a 10km midnight walk.
In total, �2,742.12 was raised for the charity's Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough.
Emma Long, Sue Ryder Care fundraiser from Thorpe Hall, visited Fenmarc last Thursday to accept the cheque.
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Kristi Glowacki, Fenmarc's training administrator who organised the campaign and presented the cheque, said: "The Sue Ryder Big Wigs challenge has truly been a challenge especially in the current economic climate.
"But, with the support and enthusiasm from the Fenmarc front office team and generous suppliers in the area, we have made a fantastic amount of money for this fantastic local charity which could affect any one of us and had some fun at the same time.
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"We are really pleased to have helped Thorpe Hall Hospice. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved for their help and support."
Emma said: “This is a fantastic amount of money to be raised through Big Wigs and will really help us here at the hospice.
“This is a great example of how a local business can support us, and we hope more will take up fundraising activities.”