Network Rail partnership with £2m to Action for Children

first_imgNetwork Rail partnership with £2m to Action for Children  52 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: charity of the year corporate “The main success factor was the incredible support of the volunteers from Network Rail; 323 members of staff donated their time to the children we work with. Having a partner on board like Network Rail made an enormous difference to our work and we can’t thank them enough.”The partnership was shortlisted in the Charity Partnership category for Third Sector Business Charity Awards which were announced earlier this month. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Photo: railway tracks by Yuttasak Jannarong on Shutterstock.com Howard Lake | 28 May 2014 | News A two year partnership between Action for Children and Network Rail has raised more than £2 million in donations and support.The partnership began in April 2012. Since then, the company has:[list type=”check”]raised over £760,00donated more than 2,324 hours of timeprovided over £1 million worth of free advertising space in stations[/list]At launch the targets were £500,000 in donations and 750 hours of time. volunteers for Network Rail collecting change at stations across the countryFundraising and volunteering activity by Network Rail staff included:44 Network Rail workers overhauling Action for Children’s Rhondda Short Breaks Centre. This included painting ceilings and walls and replacing the floor.a team of 23 apprentices in Portsmouth in a tandem skydive raising more than £2,800.volunteers collecting change from commuters at Network Rail managed stations.Sherine Krause, executive director of fundraising and communications at Action for Children, said: Advertisementlast_img read more