Towergate goes for broke with charity fundraising

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Events insurance broker Towergate Coverex has helped raise more than £1m for charity in the past year.The money will go to charities including Cancer Research Uk, Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, the Hospice movement and the NSPCC, which provides ChildLine.Managing director of Towergate Coverex, Mark Clayton, says: “I wish to thank my colleagues and our clients for their outstanding contribution to these great charities. Both our staff and clients have gone the extra mile this year raising money through local events such as taking part in sporting events, cake-baking competitions and fundraising birthday parties.”The UK Giving 2009 survey, published by the Charities Aid Foundation and National Council for Voluntary Organisations, claimed that overall donations to charity had dropped by 11 per cent in the last year.
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