Keeblesí quiz boosts charities fundraising goals

Keebles has led and hosted a second annual general knowledge quiz to enhance the fundraising goals of local charities. 

Shiloh Rotherham, which supports homeless adults and those at risk from homelessness, clinched first place. Also taking part were teams from South Yorkshire Community Foundation (SYCF), Cavendish Cancer Care, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Hope English School, Sheffield Town Trust, Keebles and Yorkshire Bank.

Shiloh Rotherham was awarded £250 to help the people it supports to live a fulfilling and independent life .The charity provides a day service three times a week, offering food, clothing, laundry, showers, training, mentoring and activities. SYCF received £100 for being second and Cavendish Cancer Care was awarded £50 for third place.   

Keebles’ senior associate, James Alger, compered the vibrant event comprising six rounds of questions on Yorkshire, geography, music, film and TV, sport and general knowledge. 

Michele Wightman, head of Keebles’ private client department, said: “We received so much positive feedback from charities participating in last year’s quiz that we wanted to make it an annual event. Well done to the winners and to everyone involved from these inspirational charities. 

“A big thank you’ to Yorkshire Bank for once again sponsoring the event - and to The Showroom for donating its fantastic function room again.”

A champion of giving back to its local communities, Keebles has offices in Sheffield, Doncaster and Leeds. The firm’s vibrant fundraising programme across 2018 has included a team of trainees jointly clocking up 544 kilometres on static bikes for Cavendish Cancer Care. 

Keebles is also supporting a series of age friendly and dementia friendly events spearheaded by Cast - a charity recognised as the home of world-class theatre in Doncaster.

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