News date: 6 June 2012
Every year Pictons chooses a main local charity which will benefit from all the firm’s fund raising activities throughout the year.
This year the 100 staff from Pictons’ four offices have unanimously backed the choice of Keech Hospice in Luton, which is also celebrating its 21st anniversary year. Keech Hospice is a residential and outpatients facility for seriously ill adults and children, giving them the best support and care.
Pictons first event to raise money for Keech is the Pictons Penalty Kings Schools Challenge, where a number of local schools have been battling it out to find their penalty shoot out champions while raising money for a great cause. The final of this event takes place at Keech Hospice on June 15th.
For a second year running Pictons will also be the headline sponsors of the Community Awards, which this year is raising money for Keech and an African charity project.
Sukh Saini, Managing Partner of Pictons says ”We actively support lots of local initiatives in all of our offices across the three counties. In Luton our support includes Keech Hospice, the NICU appeal for the Luton and Dunstable hospital’s neonatal unit, the Karen Trust cancer charity, Luton Town Football Club and the Community Awards. Our Tring office works with the Iain Rennie Grove House Hospice Charity and Tring Together; in Hemel Hempstead our staff have abseiled for charity and in Milton Keynes we have given lots of support to the local hospital’s neonatal unit Little Lives Appeal, including a salsa dancing event in the middle of MK Shopping Centre and a charity bake off.
“Our staff are very generous with their time and money, and it’s great when everyone pulls together for such an important charity. We are encouraging people to come up with ideas for fund raising for Keech Hospice and we expect lots of exciting and creative fund raising activities over the coming year.”