Monday, September 28, 2020

Tag: Bacta Charitable Trust

Bacta members provide charity lifeline amid uncertain times

Bacta Charitable Trust donations support
Bacta has stated it is “heartened” by the support shown by members for local charities, with £23,000 earmarked by the Charitable Trust for donations to worthy causes around the coast

Praesepe continue valuable support for Bacta Charitable Trust with £25,000 donation

Praesepe Bacta Charitable Trust cheque ICE 2020
Praesepe, part of the internationally renowned Gauselmann Group of companies, chose ICE London, the world’s largest gaming exhibition, as the platform to present a bumper cheque for £25,000 to its nominated charity partner the Bacta Charitable Trust.

Pedal power wins the day as Bacta cyclists target £10k charity total

bacta cyclists RideLondon
The Bacta Charitable Trust is accelerating towards its fundraising target of £10,000 after 14 intrepid cyclists completed the recent Prudential RideLondon

HB Leisure chairman to scale Kilimanjaro

hb leisure kilimanjaro
HB Leisure chairman Tim Batstone is currently attempting to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, all in the name of charity. Looking to conquer not only the small matter of almost 20,000ft of mountain, in tackling Kilimanjaro Tim Batstone of HB Leisure will encounter a range of other challenges, not least altitude sickness. Standing at 19,341ft, Kilimanjaro is one of the...

Merkur celebrate fantastic support for Bacta Charitable Trust with a smile

Praesepe Bacta Charitable Trust presentation
Praesepe, part of the Gauselmann Group whose famous UKfacing brands include Blueprint Gaming, Betcom Games and Regal Gaming and Leisure, has celebrated its exciting and dynamic relationship with the Bacta Charitable Trust with a cheque presentation totalling £20,000.   The five figure sum, presented by Praesepe COO, Mark Schertle was received by Bacta chief executive John White alongside representatives from the...

Luxury Leisure Talarius turn Tickets2Wishes with £5,000 donation

Luxury Leisure Talarius TicketstoWishes
Inviting the Mayor of Hastings and Bacta CEO John White to one of its three Hastings FECs, Luxury Leisure Talarius presented the Bacta Charitable Trust with

Industry rocks down to Electrocoin’s Park Avenue

Park Avenue Open Day 2019
The amusement industry descended on Park Avenue last week to trade both innovative equipment and insightful ideas. John Anthony Stergides tells all.

Industry gears up for charity ride

Bacta Ride 100 Rays of Sunshine
Bacta has announced that 17 industry members will be raising money for the Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity by taking on the Prudential Ride London event on Sunday 4 August

Bacta brings in the sunshine with £11k charitable donation

bacta cheque presentation
The bacta Charitable Trust has handed over a cheque for £11k to children’s charity Rays of Sunshine. Rays of Sunshine is a charity that grants wish days and experiences to children with serious or life-limiting illnesses.   The 11k donation was generated from October 2018 to February of this year through the Tickets2Wishes campaign. It is the latest contribution by bacta...

Sega and SuperBowl adopt #Tickets2Wishes fundraising initiative

#Tickets2Wishes sega bacta
#Tickets2Wishes, which encourages FEC customers to donate their left over redemption tickets to Rays of Sunshine via the Bacta Charitable Trust, has received a major boost following confirmation that the scheme is to be installed into the seven existing SuperBowl locations in the UK...

Bacta marks evolution in charity fundraising at Parliamentary Reception

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Bacta, the trade association for the UK amusement and gaming machine industry, has marked the evolving work of its Charitable Trust at a Parliamentary Reception. The event celebrated the fundraising work of the Trust, which recently expanded its scope to support four charities working with children with cancer: Great Ormond Street Hospital, the Teenage Cancer Trust, The Royal Marsden Cancer...

Bacta Charitable Trust takes opportunity to thank industry

Charitable Trust thanks industry
The Bacta Charitable Trust took the opportunity to thank the industry at this year’s AGM and Convention, before announcing even more good causes for its..

Park Avenue helps raise over £5k for Bacta trust

Park Avenue Bacta Charitable Trust
Fund raising at June’s highly successful Park Avenue Open Day generated a total of £5,613 for the Bacta Charitable Trust. The sum, which was presented by Electrocoin to Bacta Charitable Trust Chairman, Jimmy Thomas, marked a return...

Bacta Charitable Trust confirm four partnerships

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Bacta members will now be raising much needed funds on behalf of four deserving causes. In addition to the incumbent Rays of Sunshine, the bacta Charitable Trust has agreed to partner the Macmillan/Royal Marsden, Great Ormond Trust Hospital and the Teenage Cancer Trust. The three additional charities were selected by the Trustees following nominations made by Bacta members.   Bacta chief...

Bacta confirm first EAG Dinner is sold out

bacta EAG dinner - Editorial credit
Bacta has been forced to post the sold out signs following what it is describing as a ‘hugely encouraging’ response to its first EAG dinner which is taking place on the Tuesday night of what is the industry’s showpiece UK event. The dinner, which is being held on the Sunborn Super-Yacht hotel situated in Royal Victoria Dock, less than a...

Bacta launch #Tickets2wishes for Rays of Sunshine campaign

Coinslot - bacta charity #tickets2wishes Rays of Sunshine
The bacta Charitable Trust has set itself an ambitious target of increasing its contribution to the Rays of Sunshine charity to over £500,000 by the end of 2017. The target, which equates to an additional £190,000, will be boosted by #Tickets2wishes, a simple and fun initiative designed primarily for the association’s FEC members. “We urge all operators of redemption machines to...

Rays of Sunshine – Charity plans for magnificent sunset

Coinslot Rays of Sunshine Bacta
Raising money for worthy causes continues to be a passion for people across the industry, including, of course, many bacta members. The trade body’s partnership with Rays of Sunshine is now entering the final of its five year period, with £310,000 having so far been raised in aid of granting wishes for seriously ill children. “Thank you all for the astounding...