Recruitment specialists raise over £5000 | Breast Cancer UK

Recruitment specialists raise over £5000

Published 24 Mar 2014

Recruitment specialists, Encore Personnel Services Ltd, raised in excess of £5,000 for Breast Cancer UK, by holding fundraising events throughout 2013.

At the beginning of the year, Encore set themselves a target of raising £10,000 for charity.  The employees embraced the challenge and came up with various ways to raise the money, including fancy dress, football tournaments, cake sales, leg waxing, a 'Come Dine with Me' dining evening, a sponsored walk around Cannock Chase and tackling the Three Peaks Challenge.

Encore raised a massive £11,352.81 which the company decided to split between their two chosen charities, Breast Cancer UK and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Director Chris Hockey said:  “At Encore we firmly believe in giving something back. Our employees embraced the challenge and managed to raise well over our target.  A big well done to everyone involved!”

Caroline Seddon, Trustee of Breast Cancer UK who attended the cheque presentation event said: "This is a fantastic achievement! We'd like to thank Encore and all their staff for choosing to donate to Breast Cancer UK".

Encore specialise in the supply of blue-collar personnel (logistics, manufacturing and engineering, temporary and permanent) to industry throughout the U.K, employing over 2,000 temporary staff each week through its 8 locations and 21 divisions.

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