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Service station staff back charity campaign
12:29pm Wednesday 20th February 2013 in News
MOTORWAY service station staff have given a £1,000 boost to a leading children’s charity.
Workers at Roadchef’s Durham Motorway Service Area on the A1(M) near Bowburn were part of a national for the NSPCC, as part of the company’s Charity of the Year initiative.
A total of £100,000 was raised by staff from its 20 motorway service areas around the country. Employees at Durham services did on-site collections, fun days and a Christmas Santa letter initiative.
Jenny Sedgwick, NSPCC Fundraising Manager, said: “We are hugely grateful to everyone at Roadchef for their show of support in helping reach this great milestone.
“This will make a huge difference to the lives of so many children, helping us to stamp out child abuse full stop. We look forward to working again with Roadchef in the future."
Roadchef CEO Simon Turl said: “I am extremely proud of all our employees at Durham for all of their efforts in raising a fantastic amount towards a great cause. It’s with the help of these people that achievements like this are made possible and so I can’t thank them enough.”