Morrisons raises record £7.2m for Sue Ryder over three years

 

Morrisons raises record £7.2m for Sue Ryder over three years

first_imgThe partnership involved 111,000 Morrisons staff in over 500 locations. Staff got involved in many events, from head shaves and tea parties to marathons and ice bucket challenges. Customers were involved too, buying scratchcards, toys and supporting numerous other fundraising initiatives. Suppliers including Warburtons and Proctor and Gamble also raised money for Sue Ryder by contributing a donation from their items sold in Morrisons.David Scott, Head of Corporate Affairs at Morrisons, said:“Raising £7.2 million in just three years is a fantastic achievement and our colleagues really showed their dedication to the cause by leaving no stone unturned to raise funds. I’d like to thank them for all their efforts, as well as our customers who supported the partnership and our suppliers, with whom we worked hand-in-hand to raise money and awareness.”As the partnership comes to an end Sue Ryder is looking for its next national parter. 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis20 Tagged with: charity of the year corporate Research / statistics  263 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis20 Supermarket Morrisons has raised £7.2 million for Sue Ryder during their Raise a Smile partnership. This is the largest sum raised in a Morrisons charity partnership.The money will help the charity provide more end of life care through the expansion of its healthcare and support services into people’s homes and local communities.The three year partnership has helped Sue Ryder:provide over 250,000 extra hours of care a year to patients and familiesincrease its team of healthcare professionals by more than 100launch new services such as Hospice at Home, which involves taking the care offered within Sue Ryder hospices into people’s own homes, 24 hours a day.appoint additional community nurse specialists, who offer practical and emotional support to patients and families in their own homes.Holly Spiers, Director of Hospices and Fundraising at Sue Ryder, said:“Our partnership means that specialist teams have been able to reach out beyond our hospices to provide crucial care and support to patients and their families in the comfort of their own homes.” Advertisement Morrisons raises record £7.2m for Sue Ryder over three years Howard Lake | 31 January 2017 | News  262 total views,  1 views todaylast_img

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