16 Nov 2021 Community
UK Greetings raises vital funds for The Kirkwood by hosting staff party
UK Greetings, a Dewsbury based greetings card publisher is one of the biggest employers in Kirklees, they have raised £1000 for The Kirkwood by hosting a party for its employees earlier this year. The company has over 2000 staff, 700 of them are based in Dewsbury itself.
The company has had its roots in Dewsbury since the 1980’s and has worked with The Kirkwood previously, helping to design special anniversary and Christmas cards for The Kirkwood to sell through its stores all-across Kirklees.
Claire Rusby UK Greetings HR Director was delighted the company could raise the vital funds for The Kirkwood she said: “Having had a difficult last eighteen months for all our people we wanted to have a party to welcome our staff back and say thank you.
"As part of this we wanted to raise money for charity at the event. We asked our employees to pick which charity they wanted to give money towards, and the overwhelming response was The Kirkwood. As well as two other Kirklees based charities.
"We know and understand how important The Kirkwood is for the whole of Kirklees. The care and support they provide people is amazing.
"Our event was fun and all our employees who attended had a great time. We had games and stalls and different things going on. There was something for everyone to get involved with. We are looking forward to supporting The Kirkwood in the future."
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