Posted: Tue 26th Jul 2022

Flintshire employees smash £10,000 fundraising target in just six months

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This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Jul 26th, 2022

Mold-based P&A Group has smashed its fundraising target, raising almost £10,500 for the British Heart Foundation in just six months! ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

From the Manchester marathon to a month-long ‘dechox’ to a quiz night, employees of the company, across different divisions and sites, have put their heart and soul into raising money for this worthwhile cause. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Chosen by employees as the company’s charity of the year for 2022, the British Heart Foundation helps and supports 340,000 people living with heart and circulatory diseases in Wales. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Steve Morgan, Managing Director of the P&A Group said:  “I’m thrilled that we’ve already beaten the £10,000 target, but everyone is determined to keep raising funds for the British Heart Foundation.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“There’s still lots of events left like the Clwydian Three Peaks challenge this month, Tough Mudder, an exercise bike challenge and the Flintshire 5k/10k in October, to name but a few.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

During the first six months of 2022, employees at the P&A Group put their best foot forward when it came to raising money. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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In April, a group of 18 dedicated and determined employees joined by international suppliers tackled the Manchester Marathon, raising nearly £6,500 in the process!  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Other notable fundraising events include a ‘dechox’ in March which raised £677, a 50/50 monthly draw which has contributed over £730 to the total, a cake bake sale (almost £320), a daily exercise challenge throughout May (£575) and various other events. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Combined, the amount raised for the British Heart Foundation from January to the end of June this year is a target smashing £10,469! ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Over the last 12 years, employees of the P&A Group have raised in excess of £120,000 for a variety of charities including Macmillan Cancer Support, Hope House and Tŷ Gobaith Children’s Hospices, Cancer Research UK, Action for Children, Alzheimer’s Society, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Meningitis Now.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The P&A Group comprises Zest, a leading supplier of award winning timber garden products, The Woodworks Garden Centre and Café in Mold, P&A Pallets & Packaging and St Andrews Business Centre for leased and virtual offices. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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