Peterborough firm breaks own fund-raising target to help hospital's children's ward

A Peterborough recruitment firm invited more than 100 of its clients to raise a glass and bring cheer to poorly children at the city's hospital.

Tuesday, 30th August 2016, 4:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th August 2016, 5:51 pm
Fund raisers at the Henderson Brown hospitality area at Peterborough Beer Festival. EMN-160827-102221009

Henderson Brown Recruitment, of Minerva Business Park, took about 117 people, mostly from Cambridgeshire and south Lincolnshire, to the Peterborough Beer Festival.

They celebrated months of successful fund-raising and helped raise even more for the Amazon children’s ward at Peterborough City Hospital.

Henderson Brown spokesman Jason Kilbride said the firm had set out to raise £2,000 for the children’s award.

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Staff had already taken part in the gruelling Tough Mudder earlier this year, a golf day and other events.

He said: “So far we have raised £2,100. It is a fantastic to break through our target figure. It is really good work and we are looking forward to presenting the money.”

The firm’s charity fund-raising page can be found at https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/hendersonbrowntoughmudder#donationSummary