One of our apprenticeship employer’s, Clear Thinking IT, held a Charity Golf day to raise money for the local ‘Wipe away those tears’ charity. ITEC is happy to donate to such a worthy cause as part of its Corporate Social Policy. So far this year, ITEC has donated to 3 very worthy causes; the 3 Cities Cycle Challenge for the MS Trust undertaken by Colin Beckett of Basildon, several charity half-marathons and 10K’s for Cancer Research by ITEC’s very own Kerry and her husband, Bob and this Charity Golf Day for ‘Wipe away those tears’.
Here Clear Thinking IT’s Communications Director, Joanne Oldham, gives us an overview of the day.
“Clear Thinking IT’s first annual charity golf day proved to be a super success in more ways than one. The beautiful Burstead Golf Club course & summer sunshine provided the perfect start, partnered with first-class team spirit. The support we received from golfers & non-golfers alike resulted in refreshments from Colchester Travel on the 10th hole and donations from various local businesses such as Billericay Golf & Whole in 1 Golf that resulted in a very entertaining putting raffle & a wonderfully sociable evening. Including online donations from ITEC and other local businesses, friends & family, we raised £1,300 for the amazing local charity ‘Wipe Away Those Tears’. Within days they were approached with a request from the mother of an 18-month-old little girl living with a largely unknown & rare chromosome disorder. The support received from the golf day meant we could swiftly fulfil this mother’s request and purchase a much needed p-pod chair for this unique little girl to relax and play in, with funds left over to support other families too. Like the many other charity events that are organised, our little golf day was not only a day that brought laughter amongst the golfers, but a day that delivered a smile to this little girl for many days to come. Shall we do it again next year & raise even more? Yes, please, it is the least we can do.”
Read more about it and see the pics at:
Here is a link to the Just Giving Page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jo-oldham1
Thank you again for your kind donations, very much appreciated!