Agnew Group gets into gear to raise cash for Cancer Fund for Children

Agnew Group MD Yuile Magee with Cancer Fund for Childrens chief executive Gillian Creevy
Agnew Group MD Yuile Magee with Cancer Fund for Childrens chief executive Gillian Creevy

Motor retailer the Agnew Group is gearing up for some great fundraising, having adopted the Cancer Fund for Children (CFFC) as its charity partner.

More than 1,000 staff at all 16 dealerships across the province will be participating in a number of challenges and events in the coming months to raise funds for the children’s charity, with an ambitious overall target of £100,000 to reach by year end, half to be raised by employees to be matched by the firm.

“We didn’t have to look far when choosing a charity that resonates with employees and fits with our own supporting local ethos,” said MD Yuile Magee.

“All the staff are very excited about raising money for CFFC. As a local firm which has supported Northern Ireland business for over 80 years, it fits perfectly with our ethos to fundraise for a local charity whose work is focused on supporting local people.”

CFFC CEO Gillian Creevy said: “Having just welcomed our 1000th family to experience a therapeutic short break at Daisy Lodge in Newcastle - news of such significant and on-going support from the Agnew Group will absolutely ensure that our ability to provide top quality nurture and care will continue.”

“An organisation with a great reputation and wealth of experience - and whose staff team have totally committed themselves to our culture and values around providing top quality support to children living with cancer – and their families.”