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Santander raises £198,000 for Help the Hospices

Santander raises £198,000 for Help the Hospices

A Santa Fun Run has helped international bank Santander nearly to double its fundraising target for Help the Hospices, its 2009 .

Over 220 runners wore Santa suits to raise over £20,000 for Help the Hospices in the Santa Fun Run on 13 December, as they ran 5km though London’s Kensington Gardens.

Santander‘s fundraising total has now reached £198,000.

During 2009 23,000 staff from 1,300 branches of Abbey, Bradford & Bingley and Alliance & Leicester and their nine head office sites across the UK took part in a range of fundraising activities from sponsored walks to selling pin badges in branches.

www.helpthehospices.org.uk

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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