Did you know that each year at the Conference ideasUK holds a charity raffle to support local causes?
Last year we raised over £500 for the Noah’s Ark Appeal. For 2011 our chosen charity will be The Joshua Foundation.
Every year 1 in 3 people are touched in some way by cancer whether that be directly or through a friend or family.
People need practical support at home, so Macmillan provide anything from some precious time off for a carer, to a lift to hospital. People need emotional support, so they listen, advise and share information though their cancer support specialists, website and trained professionals.
People need financial help to cope with the extra costs cancer can bring, so Macmillan give benefits advice, and grants for anything from heating bills to travel costs. Together they listen, they learn, they act to help people live with cancer.
This year we raised £640.00 through the raffle and Jorn Lovstrom, Vice Chairman or ideasUK is seen here presenting the cheque.
A big thank you to all the organisations who donated a prize this year, without your help we would not be able to support a charity each year.
For many years the members of ideasUK have held a prize draw as part of the Awards Dinner Celebrations. With prizes donated by both our venue hotel and members the money raised from delegates each year has been donated to a charity. Continue reading