Investing in our Communities
Our aim is to use our skills, experience and financial
resources to support local and national initiatives, which
encourage our team members' involvement and positively impact the
communities in which they live and work.
2014 Objectives and Achievements
To raise a group target of £25,000 through a series of Hotel and
Leisure Club activities.
- Charity fund raising is currently at £20,000
- The grand total from our Leisure Club Charity Fundraising as at
end Nov 2014 is £19,301 just short of our £20,000 target
Staff at QHotels to take part in the moon Walk on
10th May 2014 to support Breast Cancer.
- 6 QHotels Managers completed the London Moon Walk on 10th May
raising £4,730 from friends, families and colleagues for breast
Staff at QHotels to complete the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge for
the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice in Huddersfield.
- On 12th July 2014 this was completed with a total of
£1,049 being raised. For more information about the walk and
At QHotels HQ we will be continuing to support national
fundraising events such as Comic Relief, MacMillan Coffee Morning,
Wear It Pink Day to support breast cancer, Children in Need and
Save The Children Christmas Jumper Day.
- A total of £695 has been raised through these charity events
- To raise a target of £25,000 through a series of hotel, group
and leisure club activities.
Charity Fundraising Progress so far in
Here are some of our stand-out fundraising activities so
far in 2015.
In March we raised a total of £3.3k in aid of Comic Relief.
- Our hotels took part in some great activity from leg waxing,
cake bakes, car washing & spinathons to raise a total of £3.3k
in aid of Comic Relief.
In September, members from our health club teams across various
QHotels took part in the Birmingham Half Marathon.
- Health club employees took part in a gruelling 13.1 mile run,
which has raised a total of £1.6k so far and counting.
To celebrate Children In Need in November, we're hosting a 2,000
mile bike ride from one QHotel to another, covering all 27
locations; watch this space!
So far we have raised a total of £30k
for worthwhile causes and have beaten our £25k target for the year!
Now we're aiming to hit £35k before the end of December, wish us
TerraCycle's McVitie's Biscuit Wrapper
TerraCycle has teamed up with McVitie's and have a recycling and
fundraising scheme will save biscuit wrappers from landfill
Local people that live in residential areas around nine of our
QHotels can now drop off waste packaging that can't be recycled by
the council to a public collection box at each hotel. Not only will
this to reduce landfill it will raise money for local charities at
the same time.
The nine QHotels included in this are, Ashford International
Hotel, Chesford Grange, The Midland, Crewe Hall, Norton Park, The
Stratford, The Park Royal, Bridgewood Manor and Oulton Hall.
Our nine hotels have sent in 11,074 wrappers in 25 shipments
which has raised a total of £442.96 for various charities so
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