Finance Wales’ staff donate £11,800 to charity, including over £4000 to Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity
Finance Wales’ staff raised £4,220 in the last financial year
for Noah’s Ark
Children’s Hospital Charity, a Welsh charity which fundraises
exclusively for the Children's Hospital for Wales.
Sian Price, Finance Wales’ Strategy Team Manager recently
presented the charity with a cheque for the amount raised.
Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity is one of the charities
to have benefitted during the year. Finance Wales’ staff
raised over £11,800 for a number of charities including Cancer
Research UK, the NSPCC, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research
Community engagement by fundraising for charitable causes and
other activities is a core part of the responsible business
strategy Finance Wales launched in 2014.
Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity was nominated as Finance
Wales’ charity of the year for 2014/15 by Sian Price.
Although he’s now a happy, healthy five-year-old, Sian’s son Evan
was treated for a major structural heart defect at the Children’s
Hospital for Wales and Bristol Children’s Hospital shortly after
“Finance Wales’ staff have always been a generous group of
people and have raised money for charity for many years.
Since launching our responsible business strategy we’re more
engaged with the communities we operate in. Raising money for
our nominated charities is now a key focus for us and as a result
we’re raising even more money for local charities,” Sian
Accepting the cheque for Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity,
Senior Fundraising Officer, Linda Davies said: “On behalf of
the Charity I’d like to thank all of the staff for all their hard
work fundraising for the hospital. Four thousand pounds is a
fantastic amount and we hope that Finance Wales will continue to
support us in the future”.
Finance Wales’ staff aren’t resting on their laurels. As a
member of Business in the Community, two groups of volunteers from
the company took part in Give & Gain Day for the third year
running on 15th May.
The South Wales team spent the day undertaking a playground
make-over at Baden Powell Primary School in Tremorfa, Cardiff,
while a team from its FW Capital subsidiary based in the North West
of England freshened up the walled garden and allotment area at the
Walton Lea Project near Warrington, a charity which provides work
experience and learning opportunities for people with learning