We are pleased to announce that this year, Millbank staff raised £448 for the Stroke Association thanks to our “Dress Down Day” fundraising events.
The Stroke Association was selected by Millbank staff last year after being nominated by Built Environment Business Manager Sean Boswell. Staff contributed by donating £2 to take part in Dress Down Days on the last Friday of each month.
If you'd like to contribute your own donation, please click here.
The money raised will contribute towards the £2 million that the Stroke Association are looking to raise over the next two years. To read more about how donations help, click here.
Well done to everyone at Millbank for supporting such a great cause!
Selecting our next charity
Millbank staff selected our next charity to focus fundraising for over the next 12 months. The voting resulted in a tie between two charities with very special significance to our staff – the Huntington’s Disease Association, which was nominated by Alex McConnell, and St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice, which was nominated by Ann Taylor.
As a result, we will split all funds raised by our Dress Down Days between the two charities, as well as supporting both charities through other activities for the next 12 months.
Huntington’s Disease Association
The Huntington’s Disease Association exists to support people affected by Huntington’s Disease and to provide information and advice to professionals whose task it is to support Huntington’s Disease families. Their programme promotes and also funds both medical and social research.
St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice
Since 1988, St Luke’s has been providing palliative care to local people, supporting them in ways which go beyond the scope and funding of the NHS. Last year they supported over 1,000 local people with a huge range of support from end of life care on their ward to supporting carers, and from helping children cope with grief to helping patients return to work after an illness.