Being proactive

Working with Gallagher on what exactly they wanted to do we came up with a few suggestions of the types of organisations that they might like to support and with their agreement we arranged to meet some. We are delighted to confirm that they have to date had two highly successful Employee Volunteering days as a direct consequence of our involvement namely:

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Our knowledge

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Locating the right group

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Accompanying them on an initial visit to see the group in action

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Carrying out a risk assessment for the day

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Keeping the charity and the company informed of developments

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Attending site inspections

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Being there at different times throughout the day of the activity

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Submitting a press release

Digging it!

They spent a whole day transforming one part of InterAct’s Aspire Garden, a large area of weeds and debris, into a wonderful landscaped area. Under the watchful eye of Scott Downes, Volunteer and Project Lead from Writtle College over 250 plant s and shrubs were planted. The Aspire Garden will be used to support and help with the development of young people and adults with special needs that Interact work with.Painting 4 Success….

 

Painting 4 Success (on the day 180+ business hours were donated!)

On another occasion employees Gallagher spent the day decorating the interior of Age Concern Chelmsford’s building, turning it in to a wonderful bright area in which the members of the lunch club are able to meet and enjoy a hearty meal.