Team members from the QHotels Central Booking office and
colleagues from The Queens, have been busy bringing the Christmas
spirit to Childline.
Decking the halls of Childline Leeds with tinsel and
baubles, The QHotels team are
hoping to share the festive cheer by decorating the base ahead of
the busy festive period.
Jason Scothern, Central Booking Manager of QHotels, said:
"The volunteers from Childline do such a fantastic job in being
there for children whenever they need them - even on Christmas
"I wanted to do something that lifted the spirits of volunteers,
no matter what challenging circumstances they were helping
vulnerable children through. I've already been raising money for
the NSPCC and Childline, and will be
running next year's London Marathon for the charity, but it's
nice to do something a little extra."
In addition to the decorations, The Queens hotel team put
on an early Christmas feast for volunteers before their
General Manager of The Queens hotel Wayne Topley said:
"I'm immensely proud of my team, and those at all 26 QHotels, for
getting so involved with our charity partners the NSPCC and
"They have enthusiastically taken on the task of
fundraising for the charity, often in their own time, and have also
been very keen to come up with new ideas and get involved with
everything they can.
"We're thrilled to be able to provide catering as a treat
for volunteers. They give so much time to support children going
through some of the toughest times imaginable, and this is our way
of saying thank you to them."
Darren Worth, Childline supervisor at the Leeds base,
said: "The volunteers were ecstatic when they saw the wonderful job
The QHotels team did with the decorations.
"Christmas is a really busy time for us as there is always
a big increase in the number of children getting in contact over
the festive season.
"Childline is open all day, every day, with our base
in Leeds running shifts on Mondays,
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays. This means volunteers will be
working Christmas morning this year, so having a nicely decorated
room for them to work in is more vital than
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