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Businesses urged to join the Birkett Long £50 Challenge to raise funds for St Helena Hospice in Colchester

PUBLISHED: 11:05 30 March 2018

Participants in the 2017 St Helena Hospice Birkett Long �50 Challenge

Participants in the 2017 St Helena Hospice Birkett Long �50 Challenge

Kevin Bell 2017

Businesses have been urged to join this year’s Birkett Long £50 Challenge to raise funds for St Helena Hospice in Colchester.

The challenge sees teams from local businesses given a £50 note, donated by solicitors Birkett Long, and from there they have to use teamwork innovation and creativity to turn it into as much money as possible within a four month period - all money raised is donated to the hospice.

The challenge begins on Friday June 1st and teams have until Sunday September 30th to grow their £50.

Since its inception in 2012, the Birkett Long £50 Challenge has raised more than £230,000 for St Helena Hospice.

Corporate fundraising partnerships manager at St Helena Hospice, Sarah Wilson, said: “We are delighted that the Birkett Long £50 Challenge is back for 2018 and we are looking forward to working with all the teams.”

To find out more visit sthelenahospice.org.uk/BL50 or contact Lizzie Deed on ldeed@sthelenahospice.org.uk or call 01206 931468.

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