Southern Communications support Hampshire Medical fund
Southern Communications support Hampshire Medical Fund in the supply of much needed hospital equipment, not covered by NHS budgets, as a 500 Club Member.
Hampshire Medical Fund hold a number of fund raising events throughout the year to support club members sponsorship. Details of their events can be found here
Southern Communications support Cancer Research UK
Southern Communications are committed to supporting charities across the UK. One of those most recently supported is the the very important work Cancer Research UK, raising funds to support Francis Benali in his IronFran challenge.
Southern Communications have ran several charity events where all donations, through 2019, went to Cancer Research UK (unless other Charity indicated). Our success can be tracked through our Cancer Research fund raising page
“I would like to thank every person within Southern Communications whom has been involved in the IronFran fundraising – It really is appreciated. I see that you have raised the tremendous amount of £9551.65, which is a huge feat. I cannot thank you enough for your hard efforts, support, generosity and being part of my journey – we are all working towards the same goal together.”
– FRANNY BENALI
Southern Communications were proud to sponsor Francis Benali in his Iron Fran Challenge and his £1 million fundraising mission for Cancer Research. Francis Benali took on his third and toughest challenge which consisted of attempting a superhuman 7 ironman Triathlons in 7 consecutive days. That’s a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile cycle and 26.2 mile run daily! He concluded this epic challenge by running in the Southampton Marathon on 5th May where he received massive support from well wishers and supporters who all helped him achieve his goal and raise £1,010,897.
Charity Easter Egg Hunt
8th April 2019
The Great Southern Easter Egg Hunt 2019 took place in the office. Eggs were hidden around the office, there was an Easter egg raffle and dress down day.
Money raised £266.01
Charity Cycle Challenge
29th April to 3rd May 2019
For a whole week we ran a sponsored cycle challenge in reception. Our goal was to cycle as many miles as possible in one week supporting Francis Benali in his Iron Fran challenge; he was cycling 112 per day. We managed an impressive 686 miles in total! A huge thank you to all our Friends, family and colleagues who supported and donated! There were prizes for the most miles cycled and the fastest average speed. The winner for the most miles cycled was Andy Kirwin who completed 71.56 miles! The winner of the fastest average speed was Liam Sargeant! A massive well done to Hollie Oke who to all our amusement cycled in a rat suit!
The Cycle Challenge raised an amazing £935.99
13th May 2019
Massage Monday took place at our office in Dummer. The massage therapists were Alister Donnan and his friend Philip Weir. This was a great success and they were fully booked all day leaving everyone nice and relaxed!
Money raised £150.00
Charity Golf Day
21st June 2019
Our Charity Golf Day took place at Dummer Golf Club with our employees taking part. It was a lovely sunny afternoon on the golf course and afterwards everyone enjoyed a well deserved drink and some food. A big congratulations to David Griffiths who came 1st with a round of 77 and James Smith who came a close 2nd with a round of 84.
Money raised £309.33
Charity Pamper Afternoon
17th July 2019
We held a lovely pampering afternoon thanks to Liz Light who displayed her Tropic skincare products for us to try. She also provided mini treatments which included facials and hand massages. She donated 10% of all sales and all donations for treatments to Cancer Research.
Money raised £94.40
Andrew Edwards Ride 100 Bike Ride
4th August 2019
Andrew Edwards took part in the Ride 100 charity bike ride where he cycled 100 miles from London to Surrey. He completed the challenge in an impressive 6 hours and 4 minutes. We managed to raise a great amount of sponsorship for him which included holding a raffle in the office.
Money raised £196.31
20th September 2019
We held our second Charity Golf Day in September and were very lucky with the weather again. First place went to Ben Gardner and second place was David Griffiths. A huge Thanks to Ash Abbots who has organised both of our golf days. View video from the day
Money raised £266.34
Jeans for Genes Day
16th September 2019
Our lovely staff made a donation to swap their usual work wear for denim. All donations went to help to change the lives of half a million children in the UK affected by a life-altering genetic disorder.
Money raised £139.32
Macmillan Coffee Morning
3rd October 2019
We were proud to support the “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Our fab team baked lots of yummy cakes (plus a few shop bought) for us all to enjoy. We also held a raffle to win one of Hannah’s amazing cake creations!
Money raised £252.11
Children in Need
14th November 2019
Special thanks to all our staff who donated to this brilliant cause.
Money raised £190.85
Christmas Jumper Day
13th December 2019
To get into the festive spirit we wore our Christmas jumpers to work to raise money for Christmas Jumper Day. This year we are donating to Naomi’s House, a local children’s hospice who provide expert care for life limited and life threatened children, thank you to all who took part.
Money raised £153.16
Christmas Raffle & Silent Auction
14th December 2019
We would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who bought tickets for our raffle and who bid on our items in our Christmas Auction. We raised a staggering amount for Cancer Research and couldn’t have done it without our amazing staff.
Money raised £7,146.01