Crystal Legal services of Crewe, have donated a record breaking £3000 to four Charities from completing Dress Down Days every Friday.
Every Friday the team do a dress down day and all of the staff have £1 taken out of their wages, this has accumulated to just over £3,000.
The Crystal Legal team reached their fundraising goal and have chosen to split the funds four-ways based on a company-wide vote.
Crewe based homeless charity “The Lath Group” received £450, a further £450 has been donated to national charity “Contact the Elderly” who focus on tackling loneliness amongst older people.
A further £480 worth of toys, treats and food was donated to the “RSPCA Nantwich” during a recent visit by staff.
The Charity that stole everyone’s hearts the most was chosen to be the “Leighton Hospital Children’s Ward”.
Over £1200 of toys, books, DVD’s, Xbox games and toiletries were handed over for the children.
Eight members of the Crystal Legal team, including company case handler David Appleton, who dressed as Father Christmas, delivered the presents personally.
They were greeted by thrilled nurses who were completely delighted and very grateful for the donations.
There will be 25 members of hospital staff working on the ward on Christmas Day who will distributing the toys to the children.
Managing Director, Tony Shields said:
“We are really proud to be able to help so many great causes. Our staff really got behind the initiative with donation of funds, choosing the charities and even helping out with the wrapping of gifts.
It’s a small contribution to support the hard work of the volunteers and staff in these originaisations and on behalf of everybody at Crystal Legal Services we wish everybody a Merry Christmas”
Another team member at Cystal Legal has also done a parachute jump which raised a further £425 for the “Douglas Macmillan Hospice”.