Selco Builders Warehouse hosted a charity golf day and has raised £15,000 for Cancer Research UK, this brings its 2023 total donated to the charity to £90,000.
The golf day saw 112 golfers take to the course, made up of Selco’s colleagues taking on the merchant’s product and service suppliers in a fourball betterball matchplay format.
Carine Jessamine, marketing director of Selco Builders Warehouse, said: “The golf day has become a true highlight of our annual fundraising calendar.
“It is a fantastic opportunity for our colleagues and suppliers to meet up in a relaxed environment and there is a lot of fun had, while raising an incredible amount of money for a charity which is close to the hearts of all at Selco.
“The endless research and development work carried out by Cancer Research UK is truly remarkable and being able to play our small part to help fund those pioneering efforts is something we are very proud of.”
The merchant also recently donated £200,000 to Cancer Research UK last year, all the money raised will help Cancer Research UK’s research into prevention and treatment of cancer through the work of over 4,000 doctors, nurses and scientists.
Georgia McCormack, divisional fundraising manager at Cancer Research UK, said: “We are thrilled that Selco remain a very committed and active partner and continue to raise money which is going to make a huge difference to the work we can do.
“Our progress relies on the incredible dedication and commitment of volunteers and supports like this, without whom we would not be able to fund our life-saving work. One in tow of us will get cancer in our lifetime. All of us can support the research that will beat it.”