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Businesses win awards after raising £35K for Lancaster hospice

Lily Knight from St John's Hospice with the team from Simply Baby in Lancaster

Businesses who helped raise more than £35,000 for a Lancaster hospice have been congratulated at a special event.

Firms who took part in the first St John's Hospice 50-50-500 Charity Challenge received awards at the hospice's Courtyard Cafe on Friday, July 28.

Each company had taken part in fundraising activities for 50 working days to raise a minimum of £500 to help the Slyne Road hospice.

Lily Knight, fundraiser at St John's, announced the grand total to be £35,442.73.

The Charity Challenge Champion Award, for the team who raised the highest amount of money, was presented to Lancaster EE who raised £5,048.80.

Other awards were given out as follows:

  • The Alfred Wainwright Award - SQ Digital
  • The Sustainability Award - Team Armstrong from Lancaster EE
  • Innovation Award - Mighty House Estate Agents
  • Engagement Award - Premierline
  • Best Event - Porsche Centre South Lakes
  • Fundraising Team of the Year - Simply Baby Lancaster

Could your business make a difference to your local community or want to get involved in the 2024 Charity Challenge? If so, contact the hospice at challenge@sjhospice.org.uk

Here are some photos from Friday's event.

Read more: Lancaster business smashes target to raise almost £5K for St John's Hospice - Beyond Radio

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