Tong Garden Centre in Bradford walking to raise money for local children’s cancer charity

by | Aug 20, 2018 | Business, Independents, News | 0 comments

A team of 12 colleagues are planning the charity walk in the Yorkshire Dales to raise money for Candlelighters.
Candlelighters is the Leeds charity that supports Yorkshire families facing children’s cancer.
The idea came from the centre’s marketing assistant, Pete Casci.

Tong staff raising money

He will be walking with Tong team mates including Emma Wiltshire, Dennis Keen, Sharon McNair and Janice Astbury.
The team hopes to raise ?2000.
“We’re looking forward to pulling our boots on for the trek around Malham Tarn.
“It’s such a beautiful area to walk in, although with over 630 metres of climbing, it will be challenging!
“We’ve got a good spread of staff from departments. It’s a real team effort.
“Everyone has been preparing by going on walks and spending time in the gym, so we’ll all be raring to go when the day comes.”
The team at Tong aims to raise ?10,000 for Candlelighters in 2018 through a series of fund-raising events and collection boxes at the tills.
To support the Tong team’s charity walk, please visit

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