Member Firms are Christmas Stars!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Member Firms are Christmas Stars!

Our Leicestershire and Rutland member firms and their employee volunteers have taken part in a record number of Festive Challenges to make it a cracker of a Christmas for charities and community groups across the two counties. The Festive Challenges have seen the volunteers put on parties, shopping trips and other treats for hundreds of people of all ages during November and December. 21 Festive Challenges have taken place this winter, beginning with volunteers from the University of Leicester helping at local charity Coping with Cancer’s fundraising Christmas Fair in Leicester. The...

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Your Impact in the Community

Posted by on Dec 9, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Your Impact in the Community

Our sincere thanks to all the wonderful employee volunteers who have taken part in Team Challenges over the last couple of months. Here’s a snapshot of what they have been up to in the local community and if this inspires YOU, then please get in touch with Katharine or Leona to find out more:   Redgate Animal Sanctuary have received support from both Nelsons and the Amateur Swimming Association, helping to ensure the charity is as appealing as possible to its animal-loving visitors: “We are a very small charity without a sizeable volunteer team so it has been lovely to have the...

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Massive Mini Makeover Success

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Massive Mini Makeover Success

Leicestershire Cares member firms and their volunteers have blitzed a series of mini-makeover challenges at charities and other community buildings. Billed as Massive Mini Makeover Challenges, April and May saw four businesses take time out from work to complete team challenges with just a handful of volunteers. Leicestershire Cares is keen to show that even small teams can make a big difference to a community group or charity. The teams who took part were: Jewellery and watch retail group Aurum, whose volunteers painted the entrance to Hinckley Mencap Law firm Nelsons, whose volunteers...

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