Fareham staff dig deep for charity helping young people
EQUIPMENT hire firm Nationwide Hire has raised Â£10,000 for a charity helping young people with mental health issues.Â
A year ago, staff set a target of raising Â£10,000 for the Fareham-basedÂ Moving on Project which providesÂ free, confidential counselling for 11 to 25-year-olds.Â
Employees donated aÂ monthly amount between Â£2 and Â£10 through aÂ salary sacrifice scheme, hosted themed parties, sold cakes and took part in a football tournament.
In total, Nationwide Hire on West Street, Fareham, raised Â£10,557.Â Â
Lee Fisher, HR and training manager, said: '˜We're thrilled to have hit our target.
'˜Many young people are suffering from anxiety, stress, depression and cyber-bullying and the funds we've raised this year will help the Moving On Project to support young people and make a real difference.'