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Retail Trust London Ball raises over £1 million

Retail Trust London Ball raises over £1 million

The Retail Trust London Ball has raised over £1 million in a single evening for Retail Trust, the charity which supports people in retail.

The event was attended by retail leaders including Arcadia Group owner Sir Philip Green, M&S CEO Marc Bolland, ASOS CEO Nick Robertson, Jaeger Chairman Harold Tillman, and Debenhams CEO Michael Sharp.

The total consisted of personal pledges, including £190,000 from Sir Philip Green, and contributions from highstreet brands: Arcadia for example donated £100,000.

Reach year Retail Trust provides grants and services of approximately £1.5 million to people who are working in or have worked in the retail industry or associated businesses.

www.retailtrust.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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