Staff From Coventry Building Society Raise Money for Age UK with Charity Cricket Match

Staff from Coventry Building Society held a charity cricket match at Moreton in the Marsh Cricket Club and raised a fantastic £431.00 for their corporate charity, Age UK.

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Coventry (PRWEB UK) 14 July 2011

Staff from Coventry Building Society held a charity cricket match at Moreton in the Marsh Cricket Club on 3rd July and raised a fantastic £431.00 for their corporate charity, Age UK.

The match involved teams made up of staff from across Coventry’s head office and branch network.            

Event organiser Daniel Hunt, Customer Adviser from the Swindon branch said, “It was a lot of fun. As well as the cricket we had a variety of family activities including a raffle, a BBQ, face painting and a bouncy castle. Every one had great day and we were delighted to raise £431.00 for such a fantastic charity.”

Paul Farthing, Director of Fundraising at Age UK, said “Well done to all who took part in the Charity Cricket Match, the continued support from Coventry Building Society is fantastic and helps Age UK to continue providing support and vital services for people in later life.”

Notes to Editors

Age UK
For media enquiries relating to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland please contact the appropriate national office: Age Scotland on 0131 668 8055, Age Cymru on 029 2043 1562 and Age NI on 028 9024 5729.

Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern and Help the Aged, dedicated to improving later life.

We provide free information, advice and support to over five million people; commercial products and services to over one million customers; and research and campaign on the issues that matter to people in later life. Our work focuses on five key areas: money matters, health and well being, home and care, work and training and leisure and lifestyle. We work with our national partners, Age Scotland, Age Cymru and Age NI (together the Age UK Family), our local Age UK partners in England and local Age Concerns. We also work internationally for people in later life as a member of the DEC and with our sister charity Help Age International.

Age UK is a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England (registered charity number 1128267 and company number 6825798). Age Concern England and Help the Aged (both registered charities), and their trading and other associated companies merged on the 1st April 2009. Together they have formed the Age UK Group (“we”). Charitable services are offered through Age UK and commercial products are offered by the Charity’s trading companies, which donate their net profits to Age UK (the Charity).

Coventry Building Society

  •     Coventry Building Society is the third largest building society in the UK with assets exceeding £22.3 billion
  •     The Coventry Building Society is happy supporting the communities in which our members live. Whether that's by raising funds for good causes, offering more direct support to local organisations or simply by reducing our impact on the environment, we enjoy making a difference to local people.
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