The toughen of the Just a Drop charity by means of the British Water Cooler Association has inspired any other member to take give its backing.
Member corporate, Abbeychart, invited Just a Drop’s head of fundraising and communications, Brendan Hanlon, to officially release the corporate’s partnership with this charity.
Abbeychart is to toughen a faculty mission in Kenya. Funds raised will fund a water supply for a village whose youngsters continuously pass over faculty as a result of a demand is they should every usher in 3 litres of water an afternoon. For some, that is simply now not conceivable. Having get admission to to scrub, protected water is not going to handiest permit higher attendance at Kikumini Primary School however can even support well being and hygiene for the neighborhood. The village is a couple of hours from Nairobi. Just a Drop’s mission managers can even supply hygiene schooling as a part of the mission.
Mark Taylor, managing director of Abbeychart, stated: “As a team, we are already developing ideas to fundraise with activities including cake mornings, scratch cards, ‘Tough Mudder’ events and weighing in our scrap metal and donating proceeds to the charity. Abbeychart is donating £1 of each order in a given month to the charity (so encouraging customers to join us) later this year”.
He added: “We have already supported this worthwhile cause via the BWCA’s activities and so we are pleased to be able to provide this additional boost to the charity through quite a different project. Our goal will be to fund this school project raising all of the £8,753 needed. I aim to be the first donor where I have kept back my Grand National winnings to go into this to get us started”.
To toughen Abbeychart’s efforts, please seek advice from the Just Giving Page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/abbeychart-fundraising
Phillipa Atkinson-Clow, BWCA’s General Manager, commented: “The ripple effect from our support of the charity has been gratifying and this initiative by Abbeychart is a fine example of the kind of social sustainability that we envisaged. In addition to assisting a good cause, the ideas being adopted by Abbeychart also support workplace sustainability, as it provides valuable bonding for employees as they raise monies for Just a Drop. We congratulate the company on the initiative.”