Search

Erith company holds successful charity day

PUBLISHED: 18:00 14 July 2014

Managing Director Andrew Baxter. Picture: Shawn Ryan

Managing Director Andrew Baxter. Picture: Shawn Ryan

Shawn Ryan

A leading logistics company raised more than £10,000 for charity with a charity fun day.

Europa Worldwide, based in Erith, raised an impressive £13,500 on June 29 at Crofton Albion Sports and Social Club in Kidbrooke.

2,000 staff members, family, friends and customers attended and there was a football game, food stalls, an auction and bouncy castle.

Funds raised went to a variety of local organisations and during the event, Managing Director Andrew Baxter presented Newham East St John’s Ambulance with a cheque worth £500.

He said: “I would like to thank all Europa employees, their families, friends and our customers for their support and help towards making the Charity Fun Day such a fantastic day. We’ve once again raised a phenomenal amount of money for great causes local to our branches all over the UK.”

Carl Potter, Administration Director at Europa, added “This year’s Charity Fun Day was a resounding success; we had over 2,000 people come and enjoy a family day out. The weather was sunny with the occasional showers later on, but that didn’t dampen our spirits.

“The raffle was a particular highlight and Europa would like to thank many of our suppliers for donating some products for raffle prizes. It was a special day and we raised a lot of money for charity.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Bexley Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Bexley Times