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Sponsored shave set to boost funds for Teesside charity
Staff at Jennings Ford in Stockton have set themselves a shaving challenge and it's all in a bid to raise money for local charity, Daisy Chain.
Sales executives, Paul Nixon and Jeff Hatch came up with the idea and when they approached other members of the sales team, they were more than willing to take part and do their bit for charity.
General manager, Ray Riaz, said; “Although we still have a few days to go, the team has enjoyed having a bit of fun and at the same time raised cash for charity. The overall target is to raise a total of £1000 and we have received considerable support from staff, family, customers and members of the general public.”
A total of nine sales and fleet staff taking part in the challenge underwent a very last shave at the Yarm Road dealership.
Daisy Chain Chief Executive, Matt Simpson, said: “With all the national fundraising that happens throughout November we are delighted that Jennings Ford are supporting a local charity. The funds raised by the ‘Handlebar’
This is the second time the dealership has supported the charity, having raised money in the past after taking part in the Bell Boat Race on the River Tees.
Established in 2003, Daisy Chain was set up to support families affected by Autism. The charity provides a range of services, including support and activity groups for the whole family from the 5.5 acre farm in Norton, Stockton-on-
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