The traditional SIA Charity Raffle, which took place at the 2021 Annual General Meeting, raised £900 for Hampshire-based children’s charity, Isaac’s Gift.
The charity, which raises money for Southampton Children’s Hospital and the blood cancer charity, Anthony Nolan, was set up in memory of little Isaac Baker, who died after suffering from a rare genetic condition in 2013.
Isaac’s mum, Sophie said, ‘We are so grateful to you all and to everyone who bought tickets to raise such a fantastic amount. The money raised will make a real difference to the care which is offered to children with life-limiting illnesses, through the work of Southampton Children’s Hospital and Anthony Nolan. As you can imagine, since March 2020, our fundraising options have been severely curtailed, so this donation is incredibly helpful’.
SIA General Secretary, Andrew Norman said, ‘We are so pleased to have raised such an amount for Isaac’s Gift. Isaac’s parents are both employed by an SIA Member company and it’s really special that we were able to support such a worthwhile cause.’
Many thanks also to Champney’s Mottram Hall, Alcohols Limited, Hayman Group Limited, Elaflex Limited and the SIA for their kind donation of raffle prizes.
If you would like to learn more about the fundraising work taking place every day for Isaac’s Gift, follow the Facebook page via the link Isaac’s Gift.