Rock the Refectory 2016

Charity Update

Congratulations everyone on your fundraising efforts over the past year. You have done a great job and contributed to £7424.68 raised for our Facilities Directorate Charities, Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Cancer Research UK.

Numerous fundraising events and activities have included Jacquie Beaumont from Cleaning Services team who entered the Preston Pretty Muddy 5k and raised a huge £350, the Halloween cake bake in the FD Building which raised £105 and of course Rock the Refectory event to be held at the end of this month.

Other great charity work taking place includes Sally Popplewell going dry during November to raise money for the DR Hadwin Trust and swimming instructor Jake Harrison going Sober for October raising a huge £750 for Macmillan Cancer Support.  Lots of staff also supported Children in Need by abseiling down buildings, bake sales and lots more. We will soon be asking for nominations for our 2017/2018 FD charities – start thinking about your charity of choice!