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Ventrica raises funds for Niall Stringer Foundation.

Thu, January 11, 2024

In the run-up to Christmas, we chose to raise funds for a charity very close our hearts.

Over £4000 was raised for the Niall Stringer Foundation by Ventrica staff in December 2023. Contributions we made to a huge raffle of prizes gifted to Ventrica by our clients.

Well-known names like Deckers, Krispy Kreme, Puig, Clarks, McCarthy Stone, and many others gave hampers, footwear, and wonderful gifts for this fundraising cause.

Our staff gave generously not only by donating far more than the price of raffle tickets but also many staff rerouted the value of their own Christmas gift token from the company to the overall total.

The Niall Stringer Foundation was set up in memory of a beloved young Southend rugby player who took his own life shortly before his 18th birthday. Their sole mission is to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and well-being and give sports clubs, at all levels, across the UK the tools to allow them to contribute positively to the prevention of suicide in young people.

Niall’s elder brother Phil is a Service Delivery Manager in Ventrica.

Fundraising was organised by Ventrica Engagement leaders Clare Dominguez Dona and Kelly Flanagan.

On receiving the cheque, Phil Stringer Senior of the Niall Stringer Foundation said,

“The great work you have done will go towards saving lives, this will help immensely to put Mental Health First Aiders in every sports club. Thank you”

If you would like to find out more, or even contribute to the work of the Foundation, visit www.niallstringerfoundation.org