2013 Link-Ups

Linking-up is at the heart of Smiths News’s community activities for 2013. Here’s a list of the those made so far this year, as reported via Community Link-Up.

Charity Fundraising

Funds or donations in kind have been raised for the following charities. NB some are supported by more than one location.

Externally-organised events supported by at least one member of staff:

  • Bath Half Marathon
  • British 10k London Run
  • Children in Need
  • Disaster Emergency Committee Typhoon Haiyan Appeal
  • Douwe Egberts coupon collection
  • Great Daffodil Appeal
  • Great Yarmouth Rotary Club Spring Charity Walk
  • Leicester Marathon
  • London Marathon
  • London to Brighton Bike Ride
  • Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning
  • Manchester to Blackpool bike ride
  • Manchester 100 bike ride
  • Mountain-Trail Challenge
  • Movember
  • Mud Runner, Eastnor Castle
  • National Three Peaks Challenge
  • Norwich Dragon Boat Race
  • Paris Marathon
  • Race for Life
  • Ride London 100
  • Reading Half Marathon
  • Red Nose Day
  • Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day
  • Swim Britain
  • Walk for Life
  • Walk the Wards
  • White Horse Challenge
  • Wig Wednesday
  • Worcester Dragon Boat Race Club’s Race the Dragon regatta
  • Zumbathon, Swindon

In addition, there have been plenty of in-house organised events reported by Community Link-Up in support of various location-nominated charities 🙂

Community Volunteering

Volunteer Time

Colleague Link-Up

  • Worcester MSC & Instore vs Rowan House football match (also Charity Fundraising)
  • Worcester MSC and Instore joint fundraising for Headway and the British Heart Foundation
  • Consortium cross-site Charity Fundraising events
  • LTN and Borehamwood in support of Eugene Howson ‘s marathon run in Paris
  • Worcester MSC & Instore,  Rowan House and The Consortium competing in Race the Dragon
  • Bertrams and fellow business colleagues in support of Chernobyl Childrens Lifeline
  • All the Link-Up Fortnight activities