How to turn £3 into £20,000…
‘Tis the season for goodwill toward men; for giving instead of receiving; and for reflecting on the weeks and months gone by.
With Christmas just seven days away, businesses everywhere are looking back on 2014 – some fondly, some not so much – and wondering how they can improve, grow and move forwards in the New Year.
If that’s you, then you’ll want to know all about turning that change in your pocket to £20,000, right? It might sound impossible – but it isn’t. It’s exactly what one student from Lancashire has done, and I’m going to tell you how…
After losing her bank card, Dominique Harrison-Bentzen was offered £3 by a homeless man, known only as Robbie, to get home after a night out. Dominique was so touched by his kind gesture that she refused to take the last of his money, and instead set up the ‘Help Robbie’ fund.
The more Robbie’s story was told, the more her campaign gained momentum and she’s now beaten her fundraising target of £500 and raised over £20,000!
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At this time of year, it’s a great opportunity to have look back and think about the people who’ve helped YOU and your business.
Whether they gave you a cash injection, provided you with supplies, or just offered you some advice; now’s the time to give back and do something selfless – maybe even pass that kind of favour on to the next generation.
Can you think of an individual, charity or fellow business to help?
Maybe you’re like Dominique and want to make a real difference?
Corporate social responsibly can come in all shapes and sizes, so as we speed towards Christmas, now’s the best time to see how YOU can help someone.
Because if you can’t at this time of the year, when can you?