Challenge 500

Could your company be the next winner of Challenge 500?

We are looking for enthusiastic, forward-thinking teams to take part in Challenge 500 and raise vital funds to support our work.

Participating teams are given a £500 seed fund – the winner is the team that makes that £500 grow the most.

 

For more information or to sign up contact Sheila Coltman on 0191 2381321 or email s.coltman@percyhedley.org.uk.

Read: North East Businesses Raise Over 35,000 for Percy Hedley Foundation

The challenge will start in February 2017 and finish with a breakfast event in July.

Challenge 500 2016 proved to be one of our most successful with 12 teams raising a combined total of over £35,000.

The winners were McDonald’s (Ahmed Khan Restaurants Ltd Franchises), who raised a whopping £12,566.51.

The fast food franchises in Newcastle and intu Metrocentre came up with a host of ideas, which included selling special packets of sweets, seeds to grow sunflowers and various raffles and auctions, while staff members were also sponsored to do a triathlon, firewalk and skydive.

We encourages local businesses to get involved in what is a great team building exercise and opportunity to achieve company’s corporate social responsibilities.

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Challenge 500 2016 winners

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Gill Fay collected the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award

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Muckle LLP won the award for Best Idea for their Wheelchair Basketball match