SEGRO

27 February 2013
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We were delighted to be selected by SEGRO as their Charity of the Year for 2012. They raised £100,000 for Children with Cancer UK as part of their annual fundraising efforts.

SEGRO cheque presentationSEGRO employees took part in a host of activities to help raise funds, including running, cycling, baking, car washing, golf, auctioning and raffling events. 

A total of £100,000 was raised, with SEGRO employees contributing over £57,200. The balance was donated through the company’s charitable fund donation scheme.

David Sleath, SEGRO’s Chief Executive said: “We are delighted to hand over a cheque for £100,000 to Children with Cancer UK. They have been a great organisation to work with and they do so much to help children suffering from this disease.

“In 2012, our employees undertook a wide range of fundraising activities and I am incredibly proud of the effort everyone put in to raising such a great amount of money.

Sandy Lyle and a team at the SEGRO golf day"Each year our charity initiative energises everyone to come up with new ways of helping others and it is very rewarding to see the enthusiasm and dedication demonstrated by colleagues to help such a worthwhile cause.”

Pippa Gough, Corporate Partnerships Manager at Children with Cancer UK says, “We were delighted to be selected by SEGRO as their Charity of the Year and have been quite overwhelmed by the donation of £100,000 we have received from them.

"This money will make a huge difference to us and we are incredibly grateful for the hard work and dedication everyone at SEGRO has put into their fund raising efforts.”

Corporate Golf Days

Sandy Lyle present prizes at the SEGRO golf dinnerSEGRO held two Golf Days as part of their fundraising efforts.

The first was at Buckinghamshire Golf Club. Pro-golfer Paul Way held a Golf Clinic and played a hole with each team.  Presenting prizes in the evening.

The second was held at Stoke Park Luxury Hotel, Golf Club and Spa. Our famous friend Sandy Lyle held two Golf Clinics, played a hole with each team and presented prizes during dinner at end of day.

About SEGRO

SEGRO is a leading owner, asset manager and developer of modern warehousing, light industrial and data centre properties, principally concentrated in London's Western Corridor and in key conurbations in France, Germany and Poland.

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