Earlier this year, and in line with one of our core values, Compassion, we introduced a new initiative in which staff could take an additional 3 days annual leave a year to go out and work within their community; or for a charity that is close to their heart.
Our colleague Jak, who commits to over 500 hours of voluntary service a year whilst helping to run/coach at a local non-profit Amateur Boxing Club, has recently taken advantage of this new initiative and trained for a continual 24 hours. Whittlesey Amateur Boxing Club focuses on the development and mentorship of children within the local community; and like most grassroot sports is run solely by volunteers. We have recently, and proudly gifted the club a defibrillator; which was essential in keeping the club operating.
Staff from across the business came together and raised an INCREDIBLE £600 in support of Jak, and a total of £4800 was raised during the event; securing the future of the club for another year.
Group MD, Jonathan Judge and son Harry popped down the club to show their support, providing much needed energy drinks and fizzy sweets - they also jumped in the ring for some fun on the pads.