Charity Agents – Sing, dance and ride bikes for good
Fine and state: Fine and Country once again hosts its annual Carols by Candle Light at the famous King’s College Chapel in the heart of Cambridge on Sunday 4th December.
Co-ed College Choir, King’s Voice will perform and lead the Carol Concert, which begins at 5 p.m.
General admission tickets will retail for £30, pew tickets with restricted viewing will cost £20 each and VIP tickets will be available for £50 each.
VIP guests will be seated at the front and invited to Provost Lodge wine and pancakes after the concert.
As always, all proceeds from the event will go to charities fighting homelessness and poverty.
John Cooke, Trustee of the Fine & Country Foundation, said: “The Carol Gala has become a highlight for many in the Foundation’s annual calendar and we are delighted to be able to host the event again. It’s a great way to get into the Christmas spirit with friends and family, with a response Beautiful and making a difference.
“With higher prices for goods and services and an increasingly challenging economic climate, those facing homelessness are at increased risk of not finding an adequate place to live and basic living needs. For these reasons, this year’s fundraising is more important than ever.
“The money raised at the Carol’s Concert will be divided between Emmaus Cambridge, Jimmy’s Cambridge, Winter Comfort, and the Cambridge Cyrenians.”
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Vaughan brand: A Sussex estate agent has swapped the sale of estates for the purchase of art as part of a fundraiser that has raised more than £20,000 for a quartet of charities – and even included a celebrity endorsement with music legend Fatboy Slim.
David Vaughan, co-founder of the Vaughan brand, delve into the bid to win a new, original piece of art created by celebrity hairstylist and contemporary artist Mark Woolley in celebration of his hometown when it got hammered.
Legend & Folklore of Brighton & Hove is a two-metre mixed-media collage and silkscreen painting brought to life during the Covid-19 lockdown featuring over 300 images of the people and places that characterize Brighton.
David said: “As someone who grew up in Brighton, the piece commemorates the diversity of our area and its sights and I am delighted to now be fortunate enough to own it – whilst at the same time supporting four charities close to the heart of our community.
“The work celebrates our local characters and iconic people – including actors Cate Blanchett and Sir Laurence Oliver; pop stars Adele, Nick Cave and Supergrass; and boxer Chris Eubanks and jockey Ryan Moore.”
Legendary superstar DJ and Brighton legend Fatboy Slim also appeared in the piece and was on deck for a special show to mark its unveiling and auction.
The artwork also captures the history of Brighton through behind-the-scenes footage from the Big Beach boutique in 2002 and behind-the-scenes photos taken during the filming of Quadrophenia.
A number of other artworks and limited edition prints were also sold out on the night.
Over £20,000 has been raised to help the national homeless youth charity Centrepoint as well as a trio of Sussex good causes – Martlets Hospice; The Rockinghorse Children’s Charity, which is the official fundraising arm of the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital; and the Chestnut Tree House child care home.
Beresford: The Beresfords property group’s new Marketing and Business Director Nicki Treffers has taken part in The Elephant Highway Cycle to raise money for UK children’s charity Norwood.
The challenge saw 50 people cycle 568km across Botswana over five days to raise the incredible sum of £250,000.
The group cycled through 38-degree temperatures, braved 20-kilometre winds and storms, and was challenged through early starts and camping in the wilderness, traveling the long road from safari capital Maun to Kasan on the edge of the Chobe River and National Park.
Nicky, who has so far raised £4,639, said: “After attending a property event in Norwood I was touched and inspired by the charity and the amazing work they do helping so many.
“I decided to help make a difference by taking part in the challenge, which was a tough and mental test, but I really wanted to push myself out of my comfort zone. I’m so glad I did, even though it was often uncomfortable, it was A wonderful and very rewarding experience.
“I want to thank everyone who has donated so far and supported me to help raise money for this amazing cause.”
Norwood supports more than 2,500 at-risk people and children with learning disabilities and autism, as well as their families who face challenges and require specialist help and advice.
The charity offers a wide range of services from residential and supported living to occupational therapy, language therapy and psychotherapy.
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My property fund: Estate agency group My Property Box raised around £10,000 during its tenth anniversary for the Red Sky Foundation.
The total sum was augmented by over £7,000 which was raised by the James Bond themed My Property Box charity ball held at Hardwicke Hall, Sedgefield.
Attended by 310 guests, it included a three-course meal, a charity auction, and entertainment in aid of the Northeast Heart charity.
Several big-ticket auction items have attracted generous bids, including a half-day cruise for eight on a motor yacht followed by a three-course meal at Rick Stein’s Bournemouth, and a table for ten at celebrity chef Marcus Waring’s restaurant at London’s Berkeley Hotel. knightsbridge.
Other items at auction included artwork as well as autographed movies and sports memorabilia.
This, together with the money raised through ticket sales, has so far generated over £7,000 for the good cause nominated by the company.
Earlier this year, staff from Darlington-based My Property Box, along with team members from sister company Groves Residential based in Newcastle, raised more than £2,700 for the Red Sky Foundation after climbing England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike. which is 3,209 feet tall. .
Ben Quaintrell, Founder and Managing Director of My Property Box, said: “The ball was a great way to celebrate 10 years in business while also raising a huge chunk of money for such a great charity dedicated to saving and changing lives.
“I would like to thank everyone who attended for their support and making it a very special occasion.”
TDS: The TDS Charitable Foundation (TDS CF) has revealed some of the recipients of its fundraiser so far this year.
Since 2014, TDS CF has awarded over £800,000 to 60 projects in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The TDS Charity Annual Review 2022 highlights some of the projects they supported from April 2021 to March 2022.
This includes co-financing the final year of a three-year research program CACHE, which has published a set of reports outlining key issues in the operation of the private rental sector to help policymakers respond to challenges.
It also supported Manchester Citizens Advice with further funding to develop and launch the multi-platform AdviceBot.
Peterborough Asylum and Refugee Community Association has also been awarded £9,919 to carry out training for staff and volunteers to understand the poverty reduction strategy.
Bradley Hall: The northern real estate company, Bradley Hall, has continued its support of grassroots sport by sponsoring a local children’s football club.
The company, which has sponsored a number of athletes, events and clubs in the past, has provided forward shirt kit sponsorship for the Sabrina Juniors for the 2022-23 season.
Helen Wall, chief surveyor of the Sunderland branch of Bradley Hall, said: “We are very excited to be supporting Cyber Juniors this season as they are a fantastic local football team who are nurturing and developing young footballers in this area.
Seaburn Juniors have had great success in signing talented young players to academy contracts regularly, due to coaching the community club at an elite rather than entry level level.
“At Bradley Hall, we strongly believe that sports are very important to our local communities because it teaches young people the importance of teamwork and dedication and promotes a healthy, active lifestyle. May the Sabrina Juniors have the best for their upcoming season.”
Michael Coughlan, Head Coach and Director of Sibern Juniors, added: “We are thrilled with the upcoming season and very grateful that Sunderland’s Bradley Hall office has chosen to support us.
“Working with these kids is a joy. I love seeing their confidence grow over time and watching their friendships grow the longer they stay with us. At Seaburn Juniors, every child can develop in a professional, high-quality, skill-based environment that prepares them for a future in football, while educating them Also discipline for other professions they may enter.
“It’s fantastic that another local business like Bradley Hall is able to support grassroots sport across Sunderland and the wider region.”
Bradley Hall will support the club from 2022 to 2023.
Since 2013, Bradley Hall has raised and donated over £200,000 to local charities, community action projects and grassroots sports clubs.
The company has contributed to over 30 regional charities and various sporting groups including; NE Youth, Marie Curie Newcastle’s Hospice, Heel & Toe Children’s Charity, Morpeth Rugby Club, ABF The Soldier’s Charity, Glendale Agricultural Society as well as local food and game banks across the region.
Bid agents: Real estate professionals are invited to get ready for the dance as next year’s Agents Giving Charity Ball is already in the works.
The event includes the rigorous agents’ dance competition.
Agents Giving has announced leading handling technology company Callwell as the title sponsor of the charity ball, which will take place on 14 July at Epsom Downs racecourse in Surrey.
Strictly Agents dancers are also recruiting, so if you think you have what it takes to be a Strictly Agent dancer, sign up now.
The two dancers preparing to don sequins and set their eyes on a glitter ball trophy are Zanara Henri Dark of Simply Conveyancing and Kaitlin Stoddart of Paramount.
Strictly join the 2023 group of dancers and glide across the hall next July.
Contact the Agents Giving Team if you or someone you know is interested in dancing at email@example.com.
Henry-Darke said: “This is my third year of attending the Agents Giving Ball, and it has been great to watch my industry friends and all involved step out of their comfort zone and dance.
“It inspired me to say subscribe to me.
“I’m the worst dancer, so wish me luck! It’s so important to give back and support the amazing charity work Agents Giving does, and I look forward to participating in 2023!”
This engaging gala will also celebrate the fundraising achievements of dealers and suppliers with Fundraising Champions Awards.
Guests will enjoy a drinks reception with stunning views of the historic racecourse and London. There will be a three-course meal, a charity auction and plenty of dancing, including a Strictly Agents Dancing Competition, live band and disco.
Bob Scarfe, Managing Director of Callwell, said: “Callwell is delighted to be title sponsor again for a second year at the Agents Giving Gala ball.
“Following our success last year, we look forward to gathering together in July to celebrate the outstanding charitable work you all do and to see the braves from our industry in Strictly Dancing. We have always been supportive of the agents’ giving and their amazing work and look forward to another successful charitable event.”
> Reserve your early bird tickets today to secure your spot at the ball at: https://agentsgiving.org/event/strictly-agents-dancing-charity-ball-2022/
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