The Independent Builders Merchant Group’s (IBMG) Merchant Mission team was crowned the winners of the Teenage Cancer Trust’s (TCT) Mission Unstoppable challenge, raising almost £15,000 for the charity in just 10 weeks.
Competing against five other teams to raise the most funds for the TCT within the allocated time period, IBMG’s Merchant Mission squad, comprising five employees spread across Chandlers Building Supplies, Parker Building Supplies and Fairalls, took poll position with a £4,000 lead on the runners up, and a £6,000 lead on the team that came in third place.
Led by Stuart Hayler, of Fairalls, Taylors Hill, the team also included; Mike Granger of Chandlers Building Supplies, Woking; Murdina Hook, Parker Building Supplies Crowborough; Keiryn Giles, Fairalls, Taylors Hill, Jake Graham, Chandlers Building Supplies, Banstead; and Maddie Hickman at IBMG’s head office.
Initiatives run Merchant Mission team included a footie World Cup challenge, sponsored dog walk, Christmas jumper jolly, a gala dinner, charity auction, in-branch darts competition among others.
Helen Farquharson of TCT said: “Congratulations to IBMG’s Merchant Mission Team on winning the challenge. We cannot thank you enough for all your hard work. We have enjoyed watching you take on new challenges over the last number of months. You have been an unstoppable force that is really helping young people through cancer.”