Travis Perkins has raised £2,500 for Macmillan

Travis Perkins Supply Chain colleagues took part in the London Royal Parks walk last week to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, they raised a total of £2,500.

The merchant has raised enough to fund 75 nursing hours, helping the charity’s mission to provide physical, financial and emotional support to those living with cancer in the UK, the charity was selected as Travis Perkins’ charity partner.

Brian McCarthy, supply chain director, who took part in the walk said: “I’m really proud to be working with a team of people so willing to walk a half marathon to raise money for Macmillan. It was a seriously hot day, however, we all completed the walk with not too many blisters or injuries.

“Cancer is a close cause to many of our hearts, so we are really proud of our fundraising efforts, and hope to continue to do our bit to support Macmillan where we can.”

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The charity walk was 13.1 miles and covered four out of eight royal London parks including Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens, passing some of the capital’s world-famous landmarks.

Sharon Cottam, partnership manager for Travis Perkins at Macmillan Cancer Support said: “We would like to extend our huge thanks to Travis Perkins and its colleagues for their incredible efforts to raise money for Macmillan.

“Right now, there are more than three million people living with cancer and that number is set to rise to four million by 2030, so these innovative fundraising events are enabling us to provide the resources we need to help people living with cancer. We are so grateful for your ongoing support.”

Since the launch of their partnership back in 2015 Travis Perkins and Benchmarx have raised over £4.2 million for Macmillan.

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