Spalding legal firm Roythornes has presented Alzheimer’s Society with more than £2,100, which employees raised over the course of 2017.
After becoming its charity of the year, Roythornes Solicitors, of Pinchbeck, set out to not only fundraise for the organisation, but also raise awareness of dementia and dispel the stigmas attached to it, through workshops where members of staff committed to becoming “dementia friends”.
Fundraising efforts included a Three Peaks Challenge, dress-down days, bake sales, a present-wrapping service, sweepstakes and more.
Naomi Liston, a legal executive and head of Roythornes’ events team said: “We’re really proud of all the charitable efforts from members of staff and how they embraced Alzheimer’s Society as their charity of the year”.
Lincolnshire first responders, LIVES, has been nominated Roythornes’ charity for 2018, A number of events are planned to celebrate it with the first being a free CPR/first aid demonstration.