Here at Electrify we have our own chosen charities that we support. We have local community events that we support in order to generate revenue for our friends in the local community such as Bonsall Carnival. By providing fireworks it brings in a larger footfall which in turn generates larger revenues for the community and their chosen charity. The funds raised through the Bonsall Carnival go to the local children providing facilities and activities for the coming year. In addition, funds are also raised for the Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline charity and each year children affected by the Chernobyl disaster come over to the UK and visit Bonsall in the Peak District. This gives them the opportunity to take part in the carnival, the lantern parade after dark and to watch the fireworks.
The Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline charity was established in 1992 by Victor Mizzi O.B.E. to support the children (and their families) from Belarus and Ukraine forever affected by the world’s worst nuclear disaster. Belarus, where most of their work is focused, received over 70% of the radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear explosion in April 1986 and as a result, thousands are born every year with, or go on to develop thyroid cancer, bone cancer and leukaemia.
We also do work for Help the Heroes which is an organisation very close to our heart, with ex-servicemen working as firers for our company.
Last Friday saw another of our charity events – Comic Relief. Each year we provide lighting, speakers, sound equipment and our own time absolutely free of charge for this wonderful cause. The lighting and sound adds to the atmosphere, and by donating our own time volunteering to work in the official Comic Relief Call Centre to take donations from the public. Charity and the local community is incredibly important to us at Electrify, we love giving back to the community and it made our #feelgoodfriday feel even better!
What are your charities of choice? Let us know below.