20 Mar 2009
£1,000 raised by ‘Doing Something Funny for Money’
Sustainable energy consultancy, Enact Energy, has raised £1,000 for Comic Relief, following a day of fundraising on Friday 13th March involving waxing, the old faithful bath of beans, ‘lingo’ bingo, cake bake-offs and more!
Getting into the true spirit of the day, the company behind the UK wide grant assisted insulation scheme, the Heat Project, chose to ‘Do Something Funny for Money’. Much comedy value was enjoyed at the expense of some lesser cheery male staff who all in the name of Comic Relief bravely volunteered for a spot of male grooming by way of leg, chest and armpit waxing – ouch!
Hardy Enact employee, Rebecca Lipscombe, chose to enjoy a bath in beans kindly donated by the local Lidl store, outside of Enact’s office premises, which proved to attract quite a gathering of onlookers who too kindly donated to the cause. Rebecca also raised money for Comic Relief by having the underside of her head shaved.
Additional fundraising activities throughout the day at Enact resulted in a total of nearly £500 raised, with the total now standing at double that thanks to continued donations from Enact staff based elsewhere in the UK, and the company charitably choosing to raise the final total to a life changing £1,000.
As continually mentioned throughout the evening’s broadcast Comic Relief show on Friday, with £5 of money donated enough to buy a mosquito net which could save a life from malaria, Enact’s total could buy 200 mosquito nets, and save possibly 200 lives.
Heat Project (www.heatproject.co.uk):
Established in 1997, the Enact managed Heat Project is one of the UKs leading providers of grant assistance for loft and cavity wall insulation
Enables all home owners and private tenants in mainland Britain to have insulation measures installed at affordable prices or in some cases for free
Discounted or free insulation subsidised by energy retailers under their Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) obligations
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Tolvaddon Energy Park
T: 0870 442 7601
F: 0870 442 7603
E: [email protected]
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