Dress Up or Dress Down?

In our last update from 2011 there’s a pair of stories involving clothing and Breast Cancer Awareness…

In the Pink

In the pink

Pink, pink sunshine brightens up Wakefield House

The girls in the new selling point team (NSP) showed their support for Breast Cancer Awareness on 28 October by holding a pink day – which is exactly what it sounds like! The team dressed up in pink and encouraged everyone else to do the same, paying £1 to wear
something pink.

The events included morning coffee and tea for everyone at Wakefield House. Employees took part in a raffle, guessed the number of sweets in a jar, and had their nails painted – pink, of course! There was even the chance to play a slightly dodgy version of
Pin the tail on the Donkey, involving a bra. We’ll leave the rest to your imagination!

£300 was raised – nice work, ladies!

Dressing down for charity

There was a relaxed atmosphere in Reading House on 28 October, as everyone enjoyed a Dress-Down Friday in aid of Breast Cancer Research. All comfy-clothes-wearing required a £1 donation. The day was a great success, with everyone pitching in to raise even more money during the day.

Louise Blake, from Customer Service, sold delicious homemade cakes, which went down a treat. “We also held a raffle,” says Carly Hughes, Customer Service Manager, “and we raised money by washing cars.” A sealed-bid charity auction completed the event – congratulations to top bidder Steve Drew, Reading Returns Manager, who netted himself a rather stylish Claude Valentini watch. We’re sure he’ll be showing it off around Reading House over the coming weeks!

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One Response to Dress Up or Dress Down?

  1. Mark Cashmore says:

    A nice variety of ideas helping to raise awareness and funds for an important cause. Well done ladies.

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