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 cancer charities

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 charity click here

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 throughout 2014

2015 Objectives

  • To raise a target of £25,000 through a series of hotel, group and leisure club 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.

So far we have raised a total of £4.7k for worthwhile causes.

TerraCycle's McVitie's Biscuit Wrapper Brigade

TerraCycle has teamed up with McVitie's and have a recycling and fundraising scheme will save biscuit wrappers from landfill sites.

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 far.

To find out more about TerraCycle,  click here.

 

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