Tag: Fundraising

Halloween at Holiday Extras 2012

Frightening fundraiser collects £280

Travel company Holiday Extras was awash with ghouls, witches, vampires and other spooky characters on Wednesday 31 October. Around fifty people dressed to distress, while other halloween fun included pumpkin carving and a charity cake sale. Mark Cridland’s werewolf outfit and Sonya Sikora’s Dracula costume won them both the title of ‘best dressed’. The team

Paris, je t'aime – because I can get off my bike

For James Thompson, the only way to get to Paris is to ride 250 miles on his bike. James, from Folkestone, his uncle Paul Coward and their friend Will McLean are planning a gruelling three-day bike ride from London to the French capital to raise money for Kent Air Ambulance. Paul, from Hawkinge, came up

Rescue dogs have their day at HolidayExtras.com

Rescue greyhounds bounded around the HolidayExtras.com office on Friday during a fundraising day in aid of deserving dogs. Web project manager Lena Raske and her helpers raised £297 for Kent Greyhound Rescue to help pay for medical treatment for Holly, a greyhound who had been abused. The Appledore charity saved the dog’s life, and she