20th September 2015
Hewitsons - "oar we there yet" raises £1,368
On Sunday, 21st June, a number of Hewitsons staff, family and friends took part in the Dragon Boat Festival to race and raise money for Age UK Milton Keynes.
On Sunday, 21st June, a number of Hewitsons staff, family and friends took part in the Dragon Boat Festival to race and raise money for Age UK Milton Keynes. After performing a strong effort and even raising additional funds on the day, via collection buckets, the Hewitsons team managed to raise an impressive £1,368 for the charity. Paul Griffiths, of Age UK, visited the Hewitsons Milton Keynes offices to thank Kate Webster, Tim Richards, Carolyn Bagley and Karen Norris as well as the entire Hewitsons Staff personally for their incredible donation. Tim Richards explained that the Hewitsons Team had a fantastic day at the Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival saying, "We were pleased to support a local charity and at the same time provide an excellent team-building opportunity for our Milton Keynes staff." In total the Dragon Boat Festival raised £28,000 for Age UK, a local charity helping over 14,000 older people make a positive difference in their life. Please click here for a picture of the Hewitsons' Dragon Boat Team.