Colchester hospice walk may have raised £85,000
- Credit: St Helena Hospice
Total Car Parks team volunteer to help at the Hats and Hairdos Midnight Walk for St Helena Hospice, Colchester.
A Total Car Parks team held on to their hats and volunteered at St Helena Hospice’s biggest fundraiser of the year – The Hats and Hairdos Midnight Walk in Colchester.
Representatives from the company’s IT and administration departments managed the car parking for the 900 plus participants, who together aimed to raise £85,000 for the cause.
Walkers set off on Saturday June 23 2018, at 10.30 pm, on a 3 or 7.5-mile route - starting and finishing at Stanfords Livestock Market in Colchester - with many volunteers returning in the early hours.
Georgina Norton, senior administrator for Essex-based Total Car Parks said: “It was a fantastic event with a colourful atmosphere.
“This is the tenth anniversary of the Midnight Walk, which is very fitting as Total Car parks is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year too; and we have been proud to support the charity from the start.
“People wore crazy hats and wigs and dressed in wacky outfits. It was a tremendous turnout for an excellent cause and we were glad to be a part of it.”
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The event kicked off with music and dancing, and fire jugglers also put on a spectacular display.
St Helena Hospice is an Essex-based charity that helps people living with terminal illness and their families.