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ISS UK extends its support of British Heart Foundation by two years

ISS UK extends its support of British Heart Foundation by two years

Employees at facility services company ISS UK have again chosen the British Heart Foundation as the company’s charity. The charity was selected via the company’s ‘Our People’ employee engagement survey.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) was the company’s first corporate charity when it was selected in 2010. The employee vote extends the partnership for a further two years.

Fundraising for the charity has included the ISS UK Operational Management Board’s ‘step challenge’ which raises awareness of the importance of walking 10,000 paces every day. In total staff have now raised £200,000 for the BHF in the past two years. The company has also made stock donations to the charity.

ISS UK CEO, Richard Sykes said: “We saw it as very important to give our staff the opportunity to vote for their choice of charity. A very structured approach resulted in staff members being able to choose from four charities, all of which fitted with ISS UK’s objectives of supporting young people into work and ensuring our staff were provided with information and activities to lead active and healthy lifestyles”.

www.bhf.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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