Northern Bank raises £140,000 for charity

first_img Howard Lake | 11 January 2008 | News Northern Bank in Northern Ireland has donated over £140,000 to its charity partner for 2007, Macmillan Cancer Support. The money was raised over the last year by the staff, with matching support from the company.The money will go to a financial advice service for people affected by cancer attending the Royal Group of hospitals. Macmillan research has shown that the financial costs associated with a cancer diagnosis can have an enormous impact on the lives of those affected.Katherine James, Regional General Manager, Northern Bank said: “This the first time that our annual charity partner programme relates directly to managing finances. Northern Bank employees chose Macmillan on the strength of this project and have really got behind it. The result is that staff and customers have raised our highest ever total.”Heather Monteverde, General Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support Northern Ireland added: “We had hoped that our partnership with Northern Bank would raise £80,000 this year, but thanks to the enthusiasm of Northern Bank staff and customers we have far exceeded our expectations.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Northern Bank raises £140,000 for charitycenter_img  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more