Chrystalla, Sharon and Shelly from our branch and Carolyn from our Winton branch took part in Bournemouth Marathon Festival 2017.
We raised a total of £371.35 in aid of Life Education Wessex after participating in the 5k Supernova Challenge. This is part of Bournemouth Marathon Festival, which has raised an astonishing £1.5 million since it was launched in 2013.
Our 5k runners' journey started on Bournemouth Prom and finished in the Lower Gardens.
We raised money from doing a cake sale in the office - it was a sunny day so we had a table outside the branch. All cakes were homemade by our team members.
We also held a raffle. Our own Elisa, went to local traders and managed to get donated gifts such as wine, chocolates and vouchers to spend in local supermarkets and hairdressers. In addition to this, we had a few items within the office from tour operators, such as an exotic cook book, which we used for the raffle.
Life Education Wessex works with children aged 3 - 13, parents and teachers to provide programmes that aim to reduce the risk of drug misuse by young people and to help them develop their abilities to make positive decisions about their health.