Birmingham Children’s Hospital has been presented with a cheque for almost £30,000 following a year of fundraising by the NEC Group.
NEC Group chief executive, Paul Thandi, presented the cheque for £29,260.66 at the Group’s annual awards ceremony on 15 December.
Thandi said: “Birmingham Children’s Hospital does incredible work helping thousands of children and their families from across the West Midlands and beyond every year, and the NEC Group staff really got behind it as their chosen charity of the year.”
Money was raised through activities organised by staff at the Birmingham-based business including, food sales, tickets sakes contributions and donations.
A spokesperson from Birmingham Children’s Hospital said: “We want to say a huge thank you to all of the staff at the NEC Group who helped to raise such a fantastic amount of money for the Hospital.
Many children will benefit from this money and it will help us to continue the work that we do everyday.”
The NEC Group will now begin to raise funds for Macmillan, the leading cancer care charity in the UK, after it was chosen as the next Charity of the Year by employees.
For more information about the NEC Group’s Charity of the Year or to make an application, please visit www.thenecgroup.co.uk.