Colleagues at Baxi Heating in the UK and Ireland baked, raffled, ran, cycled, dressed up, washed cars, held golf days and even a circus to raise over £60,000 for Alzheimer’s Society.
They raised a total of £63,961.49, including 8,342.81 Euros for Alzheimer’s Ireland.
In addition to raising money colleagues also became Dementia Friends. Baxi customer support engineers also received the training to help them recognise if a customer they visit has dementia so they can take more time explaining and reassuring them.
Hayley Woodyatt, senior regional corporate partnerships executive, Alzheimer’s Society, said: “We’ve had a fantastic time working in partnership with the team at Baxi Heating over the past two years and we have been overwhelmed at the level of support they have given us.
“The dedication and enthusiasm of their colleagues has not only resulted in them raising a phenomenal £63,961 for Alzheimer’s Society, but they have also taken great efforts to raise awareness of dementia and our work, which is invaluable.
“The money they have raised will help so many people across the UK affected by dementia. By 2021 there will be over one million people in the UK living with the condition and it is only through the support of individuals and businesses like Baxi Heating that we can unite and take on dementia, together.“