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Boulting JUMP for joy!


5th February

Boulting nominated Warrington-based JUMP as their chosen charity in October 2011 and over the past 12 months employees have successfully worked together to organise fund raising activities.

The decision to contribute to JUMP was made after an annual employeeBoulting JUMP for joy!suggestion scheme and companywide poll in which a new charity is selected every year.

Through the combined efforts of Boulting's personnel an impressive £1500 was accumulated which the company itself then matched to provide a grand total of £3000.

The money was raised through events such as cake sales, dress down days, employee tuck shop, second hand book shop and staff partaking in local sporting events.

JUMP, was formed as a registered Childrens Charity in 2004, inspired by the short life of Jacob Hawthorn. Their Mission is to "Provide Professional Photography Services for Children with life limiting health conditions to capture unique and special memories with their families and friends".

The charity does not receive any statutory funding and strives to raise funds through the efforts of a small Team of volunteers, who also manage and support the services that the Charity provides. Any money raised by other people is a great support and is most gratefully received. JUMP has very few overheads and as a result almost all money raised goes on paying for the professional photography service and the production of Memory photo books or DVDs.

The money raised by Boulting will enable 10 children and their families to benefit from the professional photography services and receive personal Memory Books of their images.

Christine Bentham Chairperson of JUMP commented, "The wonderful and unique service that is provided by JUMP could not be sustained without the valued support of people and organisations that decide to raise funds for our Childrens Charity."

She added, "It is always very heart-warming to hear in particular that the employees have voted for the Charity that is selected. Thank you so much to The Boultings Team! You will certainly make a wonderful difference to children we support in Warrington."

For more information on JUMP visit www.jumpchildrenscharity.co.uk

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