Royal Mail gives £250,000 in matched giving to Help the Hospices
21 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Research / statistics Royal Mail Group employees have raised over £250,000 for Help the Hospices, triggering a £250,000 match-funding donation from Royal Mail Group, as part of the organisation’s three-year partnership with the national charity for the hospice movement.Postal staff have organised fundraising activities and volunteering their time for their local hospices. Activities have included sponsored chest and leg waxing, ladies head shaving, abseiling, sunflower wearing, running marathons and bike rides.Denyse Busby-Earle, Royal Mail Group Director of Engagement and Inclusion, said: “This contribution from Royal Mail has been made to boost and recognise the excellent work already done by our colleagues which is raising more and more money each month. Advertisement Royal Mail gives £250,000 in matched giving to Help the Hospices AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “In addition to the £250,000 raised by our people in fundraising activities so far, colleagues are also donating to local hospices and Help the Hospices directly through payroll giving, and have already given over £275,000.”Indeed, hospices recently became the largest single beneficiary of payroll giving by Royal Mail Group’s 193,000 employees, with the number of payroll donors increasing by 700% since the start of the partnership with Help the Hospices. Howard Lake | 14 January 2007 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.