Cancer charity gets a boost
Gwalia staff have recently donated over £2000 to Cancer Research UK after nominating it as their charity of the year for 2013. Staff organised a host of fundraising activities throughout the year in a bid to raise as much money as possible.
A series of dress-down days and cake sales took place throughout the year and several staff from our offices across Wales participated in the annual Race for Life. Staff gave generously and in total raised £2386.34 over the year.
Our Employee and Engagement Officer, Suzie Hughes said “Each year staff at Gwalia fundraise for a different charity of our choice. We nominated Cancer Research UK for 2013 as the charity is close to a lot of people’s hearts and we’ve enjoyed fundraising throughout the year. Having so many of our staff participate in the Race For Life in the summer was inspiring and really helped with our fundraising efforts”.
Cancer Research UK’s Local Fundraising Manager for West Wales, Chris Roberts added “We are extremely grateful to all those who contributed towards this fantastic sum which will help us beat cancer sooner. Cancer Research UK pioneers life-saving research to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. We’re the only ones tackling all 200 types of Cancer and every step towards beating cancer relies on every pound donated”.
Gwalia staff are currently in the process of nominating their next charity and are looking forward to new and exciting ways of fundraising for the year ahead.