DCG employees have kick-started their efforts to raise over £20,000 for the third consecutive year for their annual nominated charity, having selected Help a Jersey Child as their beneficiary charity for 2013.
As part of its commitment to supporting community organisations in Jersey, each year staff at DCG, a leading corporate services provider, select a charity to focus their fundraising efforts on. During the year, they will organise and participate in a range of initiatives, which in the past have included charity walks, raffles, quiz nights and gala events.
To kick-start their fundraising efforts this year, at Easter staff held a sponsored ‘Yellow Day’ in the DCG offices, with staff wearing a selection of brightly coloured clothing.
For the past two years, DCG employees have succeeded in raising over £20,000 for their nominated charities, including the Teenage Cancer Trust in 2011 and the Special Care Baby Unit at the Jersey General Hospital in 2012.
Help a Jersey Child seeks to support individuals or groups of disadvantaged children or young people in Jersey, and works with groups or charities on specific local projects.
Sue Fossey, DCG Managing Director, Corporate Services, said:
“In order to keep staff closely involved in DCG’s on-going support of community organisations, we felt it was important for all employees to have their say and decide which charity the business would support each year. With that in mind, I am delighted that our nominated charity for 2013 is Help a Jersey Child. Over the past few years, our employees have been incredibly successful in raising significant sums of money that have made a real difference to the charities we have supported. I hope we can continue that success this year and have a positive impact on the good work Help a Jersey Child does locally.”