Center Parcs sets ambitious fundraising target for fifth year of partnership with Together for Short Lives
Center Parcs has extended its charity partnership with Together for Short Lives for a fifth year.
The partnership, which launched in 2016, will continue until April 2021 and the business is aiming to take the total amount raised to more than £1,000,000. Since 2016, more than £850,000 has been raised through a mixture of fundraising and guest donations.
As part of the national partnership with Together for Short Lives, employees from across Center Parcs' five UK villages and Head Office have been raising funds for their local children's hospices:
Center Parcs Sherwood Forest and Head Office, both in Nottinghamshire, are raising money for Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice Center Parcs Elveden Forest, in Suffolk, is raising money for East Anglia's Children's Hospices Center Parcs Longleat Forest, in Wiltshire, is raising money for Children's Hospice South West Center Parcs Whinfell Forest, in Cumbria, is raising money for Jigsaw Center Parcs Woburn Forest, in Bedfordshire, is raising money for Keech Hospice Care The teams have cycled more than 1,300km, jumped out of planes at 13,000 feet, trekked 40km on horseback and run more than 700km, as well as holding raffles, duck races and spinathons. However the donations haven't just been financial – employees have also donated their time to help the charities, from creating beautiful garden spaces through to taking the Center Parcs experience to children and families at local hospices.