Two banks’ employees raise £100,000 for the British Heart Foundation

first_img Howard Lake | 29 August 2005 | 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. Employees at Yorkshire Bank and Clydesdale Bank have raised £100,000 in just eight months for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).The banks launched their first Charity Partnership in January this year, each making a £20,000 donation to the cause. All funds raised by employees since the launch have been matched £1 for £1 by the banks.The banks held a number of fundraising events, including a ‘wear something red’ day on Valentine’s Day and a ‘wear something red on your head’ day during the BHF’s Help a Heart Week in June. Also among the activities that week was a ‘Departmental Triathlon’ where competitors cycled, swam and ran or walked a total of 874 miles. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate Events Two banks’ employees raise £100,000 for the British Heart Foundationlast_img read more

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