Tag: Fundraising

Majestic Bingo breaks fundraising record for Variety

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The fundraising efforts of Majestic Bingo customers in the last four years have generated a record-breaking amount for Variety, the Children’s Charity. Those involved with the numerous undertakings abseiled, skydived and raced to raise a total of £132,063 over the course of the period. This has meant that the average sum of money raised per club per year has been...

Blueprint team returns triumphant from cycle challenge

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Team Blueprint; Nicola Wallbank, Key Account Manager, Andy Hall, Key Account Manager and Gavin Wright, Sales Manager, completed their epic 425-mile cycle from Newark in the UK to the Gauselmann Group’s headquarters in Espelkamp, Germany in order to raise funds for the Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark. The brave trio were backed up by Content Manager James Lowe acting as...

Clarion join industry raising funds for CHIPS Charity

Clarion join casino and gaming industry raising funds for CHIPS Charity
Clarion Gaming Managing Director, Kate Chambers, has heralded the ‘phenomenal work’ undertaken by the casino and gaming sectors in raising over £1.75m for CHIPS, the industry charity which provides specialised wheelchairs for children and young people with severe mobility problems. Speaking following the 16th annual CHIPS Charity Golf Championship, which featured two Clarion Gaming teams, Kate Chambers said: “The casino...

CHIPS set to present 500th wheelchair following record donation

CHIPS, the UK gaming industry charity which provides specialised wheelchairs for children and young people with severe mobility problems, received the largest single donation in its 16-year history, when co-founder Linda Lindsay was presented with a cheque for £170,000 by Praesepe Chief Executive, Nick Harding.   The presentation by the bingo and adult gaming centre operator, part of the Gauselmann Group...

Manchester Gala Bingo clubs raise £4,900 for The Christie

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In honour of popular staff member Lynn Yvette, multiple Gala Bingo halls across Manchester joined forces to raise funds for a local cancer treatment centre, The Christie.   Six Gala Bingo clubs in Manchester held a sponsored walk on Saturday 24 June to help raise money for The Christie treatment centre, after one of its buildings suffered extensive fire damage. The...

Brookes family to climb Snowdon in aid of Wales Air Ambulance

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In an effort to raise funds and awareness for Wales Air Ambulance, Jabro Games’ Tony Brookes, his wife Mair, and his son Gareth will trek up Mt. Snowdon in time for sunrise.   Tony Brookes, managing director of Jabro Games, and family are preparing for a night-time charity climb up Mt. Snowdon on 12 August in aid of Wales Air Ambulance...

Bacta take charity contribution to £310,000

bacta, the UK trade association, presents a cheque for £30,000 to the Rays of Sunshine UK charity
#Tickets2Wishes, the simple and fun redemption initiative developed as part of bacta’s charity fundraising campaign in aid of Rays of Sunshine, has been described as “a fantastic example of using creativity to generate much welcomed funds but also raising awareness of Rays of Sunshine at the same time” by the charity’s CEO, Jane Sharpe.   Administered by bacta in aid of...

Hundreds attended amusements charity events

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A Hunstanton amusement park and arcade has spoken of its pride in helping the growth of a local charity effort that serves children with a range of learning difficulties.   Hundreds of youngsters visited Rainbow Park Amusements as part of the Hunstanton Lions annual fun day, now in its fifteenth year, last week. They came from the nearby Churchill Park Complex...

Gamestec feel the mud, sweat and tears

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Gamestec is getting its hands dirty this year to raise money for charity, starting with the world’s largest obstacle course race.   The company’s team Muddy Hell Fire took on a series of challenges throughout 2016 in aid of Rays of Sunshine, all culminating in an incredible race up and down Mount Snowdon which saw the gaming machine operator raise over...

The big hearts that beat for Britain’s smaller charity organisations

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The first in a regular series of features exploring what it is that makes the industry tick, Coinslot highlights the seemingly indefatigable commitment to raising money for the less fortunate in society. At a recent Parliamentary Reception for the Rays of Sunshine charity, CEO, Jane Sharpe, highlighted what she described as the tireless support of bacta members in helping to...

Rank Group hits £1.5m charity fundraising landmark

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The Rank Group Plc has reached the milestone fundraising amount of £1.5million for its chosen charity, Carers Trust.   The Rank Group Plc, which owns Mecca Bingo and Grosvenor Casinos, has reached a fundraising milestone of £1,500,000 for the UK charity, Carers Trust. Since forming a partnership with the charity in February 2014, Rank group employees nationwide have raised as much money...

Praesepe star employee makes a splash for CHIPS

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Star employee at Praesepe honoured for taking the plunge for charity with a Christmas morning swim to raise funds for CHIPS.   Raymond Harris venue manager at The Fabulous Showboat in Hunstanton, has been presented with Praesepe’s Employee of the Month award, after he went to extraordinary ‘lengths’ to raise money for the CHIPS charity.  Whilst most people were unwrapping their Christmas presents Raymond...

Bingo proves a Beacon for football mad 7-year old

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Beacon Bingo raise funds to purchase powered wheelchair for Cohen. Thanks to the joint fundraising efforts of customers and staff at Beacon Bingo Redcar, football mad seven-year-old, Cohen Cartwright has been presented with a special powered wheelchair that will not only boost his mobility, but allow him to continue playing for his beloved Middlesbrough Powerchair FC. Beacon Bingo, which operates eight...