Newport Transport staff fundraises for Newport Mind through charity raffle

2 months ago Tue 13th Feb 2024

In the spirit of giving back to the community, Newport Transport staff organized its annual raffle before Christmas to raise funds for Newport Mind, a local mental health charity. The raffle was a resounding success, with high-value prizes donated by suppliers and the company, and the staff managed to raise £838 for the charity.

Christmas 2023 staff raffle drawThe raffle was held in the weeks leading up to Christmas and was open to staff and members of the public. The prizes included luxury hampers, an iPad, Six Nations rugby tickets and vouchers for the Riverfront and Newport city centre shops. The 25 winners were drawn by the company directors just before Christmas, and all proceeds from the raffle were donated to Newport Mind.

Newport Mind is a charity that provides a range of services to help people with mental health problems in Newport and the surrounding areas. The charity offers support, advice, and information to people who are struggling with mental health issues, and their families and carers.

Commenting on the success of the raffle, Newport Transport Operations Director Morgan Stevens said: "We are delighted to have raised such a significant amount of money for Newport Mind. Mental health is an important issue, and we are proud to be able to support this fantastic charity in their work to help people in our community who are struggling with mental health problems. We pass on our gratitude to our suppliers, who once again surpassed themselves in providing amazing prizes for our staff to enjoy.”

Presenting cheque to Newport Mind, mental health charityNewport Mind fundraiser Joanne Jeffreys, Community Fundraising Coordinator, presented with the cheque by Stephen Hart, driver and mental health first aider at Newport Transport, said: "We are extremely grateful to Newport Transport staff for their support and generosity. The money raised will help us to continue providing vital services to people in Newport and the surrounding areas who are struggling with mental health problems. Thank you to everyone who donated prizes and bought tickets for the raffle."

The success of the raffle shows the commitment of Newport Transport staff to support the local community, and the company is proud to have been able to contribute to such a worthy cause.

Certificate of fundraising Newport Mind