#Fundraising for Charity
Since the beginning of Billie Box in 2012, Jane Billing has made it her mission to support UK based charity. The majority of the charities that Billie Box supports are mainly Cancer related. Cancer is close to Jane’s heart with family and friends being affected by this awful disease.
In June 2013 Billie Box raised around £685 for Cancer Campaign in Suffolk by way of a grand draw, with the support of many local businesses e.g. Adnams Southwold, Aspall Cyder Debenham, InvigR8 aqua massage to name but a few.
In May 2014 Billie Box held their first Charity Ball, named the Billie Box Ball, again with many supporters, both friends and local businesses, assisting in raising £2,300 for the Cancer campaign in Suffolk.
The Ball was a huge success and Jane hopes to make this a bi-annual event.
As Billie Box has an office at Basepoint Business Centre and Cancer campaign in Suffolk are their chosen charity, the ACT foundation (owner of Basepoint) match funded the money raised by Billie Box.
So in total Billie Box has raised £5,970 for the Cancer campaign in Suffolk.
Instead of sending out Christmas cards in 2013, we donated the cost of the cards to the St. Elizabeth Hospice.
Instead of sending out Christmas cards in 2014, Billie Box donated the cost of the cards to Clic Sargent.
In September 2015 Jane and Gillian cycled from London to Paris for the St. Elizabeth Hospice #HospiceTeam100. They raised over £8,200 for the Hospice.
Instead of sending out Christmas cards in 2015, we donated the cost of the cards to Suffolk Age UK. Another worthy cause.
On 18th March 2016 Jane was locked up in an undisclosed location for The Papworth Trust. Jane raised over £530 for the charity.
In April 2016, we held the 2nd Billie Box Ball in aid of Clic Sargent (Cancer support for the young) We raised £4,336.55 for this worthwhile charity.
In March 2017, we donated £500 to Papworth Trust and £500 to East Anglian Childrens Hospice. We also supported the Ipswich Mayors Ball by donating a raffle prize and the AGE UK Spring Ball with an auction prize.
In April 2017 & July 2017, we sponsored the AGE UK Golf days @ £80.
In 2018 we held Midsummer Party in aid of AGE UK Suffolk raising over £2,000
In 2019 we held an Afternoon Tea in aid of Myeloma raising over £2,600
During the years of Covid 2020 and 2021 we donated to many charities, to include Home Start Suffolk, Papworth Trust AGE UK Suffolk, Families in Need & Blossom appeal for Ipswich Hospital totalling over £7000.00
Grand total money donated and raised for Charity = approx. £32,000
Please do watch this space for more updates. If you wish to find out more about Billie Box’s charity work, then please do call us on 0800 121 7388.
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