£40 and 40 days – How Much Will YOUR Company Raise?

£40 and 40 days – How Much Will YOUR Company Raise?

Calling all local businesses – register now for Phyllis Tuckwell’s Accumulator Challenge and help raise money for local Hospice Care.

In January of this year, Phyllis Tuckwell launched its Accumulator Challenge to its corporate supporters, and the event was such as success that the charity will be holding it again next year. As 2019 is Phyllis Tuckwell’s 40th anniversary year, each team will be given £40 and 40 days – and challenged to find innovative ways to make as much profit as they can for Phyllis Tuckwell.

“It was great to have the chance to fundraise for a local charity in a way that was fun and engaging,” said Steve Coburn of projectfive, who took part in the challenge last year. “We treated this as a leadership development opportunity, with people from different teams coming together to form a ‘company’.  Ultimately, it’s all about how much money we could raise to support Phyllis Tuckwell – but the added benefit to see our future leadership team grow and develop was invaluable.”

Buy goods to take to auction, sponsor the boss to make the tea for a week, hold a pancake race or even invest the money on the stock exchange! Teams can be as creative as they like and Phyllis Tuckwell’s Corporate Fundraisers will be there to support them along the way.

The challenge will begin on Monday 28th January and end 40 days later, on Friday 8th March, with the winners announced at an awards ceremony later that month. Prizes will also be awarded for the best team name and most innovative fundraising idea, as well as many other top initiatives.

All of the money raised will go towards funding the supportive and end of life care which Phyllis Tuckwell provides for local patients and families who are living with an advanced or terminal illness, such as cancer. Every day it supports over 250 patients, relatives and carers – in their own homes, in the community, at the Hospice in Farnham and at the Beacon Centre in Guildford – through medical and nursing care, therapies, counselling, social work advice and practical support. However, as the NHS/ Government only covers 20% of its costs, it has to raise over £20,000 a day to be able to offer all of these services, which are given free of charge to its patients and their families.

Sign your company up now to make sure you don’t miss out on this local networking opportunity. Prove your ingenuity, strengthen teamwork and morale, create some great PR opportunities, show your sense of social responsibility – and have a bit of fun for a good cause!

To register or find out more, email accumulator@pth.org.uk or call Nick Adams, Corporate Fundraising Manager at Phyllis Tuckwell, on 01252 729462.