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Great causes The One Point Foundation has supported

Posted on Jul 30, 2019.

The One Point Foundation has been very busy this past year, supporting numerous great local causes. Below, we take a look back at The One Point Foundation's activity over the past 6 months:

TOP Foundation supported David with the One Million Step Challenge:

One Million Step Challenge supported by The One Point Foundation

The One Point Foundation donated £100 to Principal Software Architect, David Carr, as he takes part in the One Million Step Challenge in support of Diabetes UK.


"I'm taking part in the One Million Step Challenge to support people affected by diabetes. I've not been very active recently but this is a cause I want to support and be more active at the same time. Please help me to raise funds for a great cause, I'm aiming to do at least 10,000 steps a day from now until September. There are 4.7 million people living with diabetes in the UK, the complications of which lead to over 500 premature deaths every week. So, I'm stepping towards a healthier me, and a better future for people living with diabetes."

David Carr takes part in the One Million Step Challenge The One Point Foundation

Visit David's fundraising page here, and help him reach his goal.

TOP Foundation supported My Stoma Journey:

The One Point Supports My Stoma Journey Crohn's is & Colitis UK

The One Point Foundation donated £100 to ICT Helpdesk Analyst, Jacob Hodgson, in support of his 10K walk for Crohn's & Colitis UK.

We are also on board with supporting the 'Not Every Disability is Visible' Campaign through My Stoma Journey.

Jacob Hodgson Newcastle 10K for Crohn's & Colitis UK

Read about Jacob's story battling Crohn's and living with a stoma here.

TOP and IT@Spectrum completed the Hull 10K:

The One Point and IT@Spectrum take part in the Hull 10K

The One Point and IT@Spectrum took part in the Hull 10K 2019, to raise funds for The One Point Foundation and Child Dynamix, so that we can continue to support Smile Foundation and other local causes and charities relating to general health, well-being and young people.

The One Point take part in the Hull 10K T-Shirts

Over the past year, The One Point Foundation has raised around £20,000 and allocated around £19,000 of that back out to support local causes and charities.

This has been the 3rd year that The One Point team has participated in the Hull 10K, alongside our sister company, IT@Spectrum. Both companies raised a fantastic sum of around £850!

The One Point Golf Day 2019:

The One Point Golf Day 2019

In support of The One Point Foundation, we raised a fantastic sum of £1,800 from the first annual Golf Day hosted by The One Point.

Our guests enjoyed full use of the Greens at the Burstwick Country Golf Club. All around, it was a fantastic day of fundraising and good spirits.

Throughout the day, the teams played shotgun-style competing to win our top prizes, which ranged from, paid team entry into another local golf event, champagne, and a special prize for the losing team.

TOP staff win big at April's Payroll Raffle:

The One Point Foundation April Payroll Raffle Winners

The Payroll Raffle is an opportunity for The One Point team to show their support for The One Point Foundation, in return for the opportunity to win fantastic monthly prizes, with even bigger prizes given on a quarterly basis.

April's top prize winner was Marketing Executive, Ruby Keable, who was presented with a certificate for 'A Weekend Away for 2'!

April's second place winner was Helpdesk Manager, David Thompson, who won a bottle of Prosecco!

TOP Foundation donated to Smile in support of their annual Easter Egg Appeal:

The One Point Foundation donates Easter Eggs to Smile Foundation

The One Point Foundation donated to Smile Foundation in support of their annual Easter Egg Appeal.

Smile Foundation appealed to local businesses and individuals to donate to their annual Easter Egg Appeal to collect enough Easter eggs to ensure every child at each Smile supported charity received a sweet treat at Easter.

The One Point Foundation and members of The One Point team who wanted to support Smile in reaching their goal, donated a selection of 50 plus Easter eggs, sweet treats and activities.

Support continued for Run With It charity:

The One Point Foundation continue to support Run With It charity

The One Point Foundation have continued to support Hull-based education charity, Run With It, with a donation to fund enrichment days for schools surrounding the Hull area, Alongside this, The One Point Foundation further donated 2 laptops.

Run With It is a charity with an excellent mission and The One Point are proud to have supported the charity's growth since 2016.

The donation to Run With It was in the internet of supporting literacy and numeracy programmes for Dunswell Academy, Swanland Primary School, Grimoldby Primary School and St Anne's School and Sixth Form College.

We have seen great results from the programmes being held as a result of our donation and we look forward to seeing more from Run With It.

We supported Bee Interiors Three Peaks Challenge:

Bee Interiors takes part in the Three Peaks Challenge

The One Point Foundation donated £50 to the charity, Martin House, in support of Bee Interiors' efforts to raise funds for the charity.

Belinda Allinson of Bee Interiors participated in the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge with the aim to raise funds for their chosen charity, Martin House, which provides family led care for children with life shortening conditions.

Martin House is a place where children, young people and their families from across West, North, and East Yorkshire, can go and stay from time-to-time along their journey and find support, rest, and practical help.

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