The Archant Gold match funding scheme has doubled the charity cash raised by journalists and advertising staff from across the company during the first half of 2015.
As previously reported on HTFP, Nick completed the London Marathon in aid of St John’s Ambulance, raising £1,434 two years after the charity’s volunteers had helped him when he collapsed on the course.
Others to receive funding from Archant’s scheme include Sarah Howells, from the North Devon Gazette editorial team, who participated in a 5km obstacle race.
She raised £194 for Amigos Worldwide; a charity which helps train young disadvantaged Ugandans in vocational skills.
Natalie Sadler, Archant Suffolk digital editor, raised £711 for 1st Witham Newlands Rangers by organising various charity events, while Welwyn Hatfield Times editor Terry Mitchinson raised 355 by participating in aI daring firewalk for Hertfordshire’s Isabel Hospice.
A full list of Archant employees whose chosen charities benefited from the scheme can be read here.