The 2023 Swansway Gingerbread Enterprise problem has raised a formidable £6,365 to help homeless households within the Stoke space.
The cash raised is sufficient to present ten days’ full help to the homeless households throughout the Stoke-based charity Gingerbread Centre’s two lodging websites.
This 12 months’s problem noticed 17 groups use their £50 seed funds to pursue varied entrepreneurial ventures to nice success. This 12 months’s efforts introduced the overall raised throughout the three years of the problem to £22,121.
The competitors passed off over 9 weeks, with Swansway’s personal head workplace advertising and marketing staff popping out on high, elevating a formidable £1,220 by a bunch of bake gross sales and ‘gown down’ days.
A presentation occasion was held on the Gingerbread Centre to have fun every staff’s efforts, with certificates being offered to every staff and the winners and runners up introduced for the 5 classes every receiving an engraved trophy.
Swansway Motor Group themselves secured first place within the Massive Firm class, with the enterprise elevating £1,649.
Chris Belyavin, Gingerbread Centre fundraiser, commented: “It was sensible to see 17 groups get entangled on this 12 months’s problem, probably the most individuals we’ve needed to date. Hopefully we will as soon as once more construct upon this subsequent 12 months and proceed the good success the Swansway Gingerbread Enterprise Problem has introduced to this point. Seeing the wacky, revolutionary, and extremely inventive concepts groups give you is all the time entertaining.”
Swansway Motor group director David Smyth, added: “We have been delighted to as soon as once more to sponsor and take part within the Swansway Gingerbread Enterprise Problem. Seeing a rise in groups this 12 months, notably younger folks within the native space was very pleasing, with each staff displaying inventiveness, initiative, and entrepreneurial spirit. My congratulations go to all individuals for his or her efforts elevating £6,365 for the Gingerbread Centre.”