Staff at Telford Hotel & Golf Resort have picked leading
veterinary charity PDSA, whose head office is based in Priorslee,
Telford, as their charity of the year for 2013/14. They have
challenged themselves to raise £2,500 to help treat sick and
injured pets in need.
Members of staff have donned animal costumes to mark the start
of their campaign, demonstrating some of the fundraising activities
and events they plan to hold over the coming months.
They will be holding charity spa nights, golf days, coffee
mornings and cake sales for their clients and guests. The staff
themselves will be taking on a sponsored swim, and also a sponsored
virtual channel row, in which team members will form a tag team to
continuously row the 33 mile distance across the English
QHotels HR Manager at Telford Hotel & Golf Resort, Jeanette
Karimdeen, said, "Our staff wanted to pick a charity that really
makes a difference, as well as one that is very local to us. PDSA's
is the ideal choice as not only are they based just down the road
from us, we know the money we raise will help poorly pets in
PDSA provides free veterinary care for the sick and injured pets
of local people in need. In 2012 the charity provided more than 2.3
million free treatments through its network of 51 pet hospitals
across the country. PDSA receives no Government or lottery funding
to provide its veterinary services, relying entirely on generous
public support to continue its vital work.