Digby Brown Bake Sale Raises Over a Thousand Pounds for Local Charities
All of Digby Brown’s seven offices across Scotland held a bake sale as part of their efforts to raise vital funds for their local charity partners.
Each Digby Brown office has chosen a local charity to support and have been hard at work fundraising throughout 2016.
This bake sale was just one of the many fundraising events our offices have taken part in. We have seen charity quizzes, walks, marathons, Tough Mudder challenge, charity cycle and a zip line off a roof - we sit in anticipation waiting to find out what each office will do next!
This charity bake sale was held by every office on Friday 16th September and raised an incredible £1,250 for their local charity partners - a small slice of all their fundraising efforts so far.
Digby Brown Glasgow supports Finding Your Feet
Our Digby Brown Glasgow office elected Finding Your Feet as their local charity partner for the year. This charity was founded by Corrine Hutton, an inspirational woman who set up the charity after having both her hands and legs amputated below the knee after suffering from pneumonia and septicaemia.
They support individuals who have been affected by limb loss and help them re-build their lives by offering counselling, rehabilitation, financial help and support from of a large network of people.
Their bake sale alone raised over £200 and helps towards all the other fundraising activities and support they have provided throughout the year.
Digby Brown Edinburgh supports Cash for Kids
Our Edinburgh office voted for Radio Forth Cash for Kids who help disadvantaged children in Edinburgh, the Lothian’s and Fife.
The Edinburgh office raised almost £400 with their bake sale and the proceeds will be divided between Cash for Kids and Macmillan Cancer Support as part of their Macmillan Coffee Morning.
Aileen Jones, Litigation Support Officer, came first place for her magnificent baking, followed by Agnes Gwozdz, Administration Support Officer, and third place was Hollie Dilasser, personal injury solicitor in our Network department.
Digby Brown Dundee supports Brae Riding School for Disabled
The Digby Brown Dundee office choose the Brae Riding School for the disabled, a local charity in Dundee who provide horse riding therapy for disabled adults and children, helping health and well-being.
The office has been busy this year and have already held a charity quiz, taken part in the Tough Mudder, held hot lunch sales and sponsored the raffle at their annual Sparkle Ball raising thousands for the charity to date.
Digby Brown Aberdeen supports Cornfields Aberdeenshire
Our Aberdeen office nominated Cornfields Aberdeenshire as their local charity partner. Cornfields provide support to people affected by illness, accidents, injuries or any other traumatic events. Support services they provide include counselling, mentoring, group activities and yoga.
The Aberdeen office is holding a small bake sale ever week and have raised £192 so far!
Digby Brown Kirkcaldy supports the Cottage Family Centre
Digby Brown’s Kirkcaldy office raised £100 for the Cottage Family Centre, their local charity partner, who provide support to individuals and families who are susceptible to social exclusion due to factors such as poverty and problems with drugs and alcohol.
Digby Brown Inverness supports Crocus Child Bereavement Support Service
This charity was close to the hearts of all staff in the Inverness office. As part of personal injury cases they deal with, they have represented bereaved families and children as a result of fatal accidents in the Inverness area.
The Inverness office raised an impressive £200 from their bake sale which will help support their local charity.
Digby Brown Ayr support The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation
Our Digby Brown Ayr office elected The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation who are dedicated to raising awareness of Vasculitis, education, research and patient support throughout the UK.
Damian White, Head of the Digby Brown Ayr office and Partner, declared that the Ayr bake sale ‘was better than Greggs’!
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