Family Matters Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Services is to benefit from a donation of over £8,500 from Perrys Chartered Accountants following a charity golf day in June and numerous smaller events over the last twelve months, including a comical Christmas Jumper Day.
The eighth Perrys Annual Golf Day took place at Dale Hill Golf Club on Friday 7 June 2019. 23 four ball teams from businesses and contacts of Perrys took part in the 18-hole challenge with Hitchell Associates' team eventually being named the winners. A three course meal, charity auction and raffle was enjoyed by all the players and their guests during the evening.
Established in 1990, Family Matters are an award winning charitable service and, with their team of qualified professional specialists, are the largest provider of childhood sexual abuse and rape therapy in the country.
Stewart Pope, CEO at Perrys Chartered Accountants, commented:
"We are absolutely delighted with the amount we have raised on behalf of Family Matters, which will be very gratefully received. We would like to thank everyone who has supported us during our fundraising efforts."
Our ninth Golf Day will be held at Dale Hill Golf Club on Friday 11th June 2021.To register your interest or if you have any questions regarding the Golf Day, please email Katherine Cheung at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here at Perrys, we recognise that it is due to our local communities that we are the successful practice we are today. We like to thank our communities by donating to local projects.
Perrys is proud to be sponsoring Family Matters and their incredible work counselling and supporting child and adult survivors of sexual abuse and rape.
Perrys has also previously supported The Pickering Cancer Drop-In Centre, Tunbridge Wells and Kent Cancer Trust, Canterbury.
This timeline highlights some of the charity work we have done over the years:
Friday 7 June 2019
In June 2019, we held our 8th charity Golf Day at Dale Hill Golf Club where 23 teams gathered to raise over £6,000 in aid of our sponsored charity, Family Matters.
Friday 26 April 2019
Perrys were proud to sponsor Hospices of Hope's gin tasting evening in aid of the charity.
Hospices of Hope helps to provide pallative care to adults and children across South Eastern Europe with terminal or life threatening illnesses.
Friday 26 October 2018
Raised to date: £2,561.25
In order to raise money for our sponsored charity; Family Matters, four plucky members of our Wrotham team: David, Ryan, Luke and Donna, decided it would be a good idea to put their lives on the line and jump out of an aeroplane in a tandem skydive.
We are pleased to confirm the skydive was a success, raising over £2,500.
Friday 28 September 2018
A TAXing evening of trivia, food and fun was enjoyed by a number of teams comprising of Perrys clients and contacts. Team CWJ from Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd were crowned the evening's Exceptional Eggheads
Friday 8 June 2018
On 8 June, Perrys' 7th annual Golf Day was held at Chart Hills Golf Club. 22 teams competed, with Monarch Chemicals' team being crowned victors, raising over £4,800 along the way.
Friday 2 June 2017
In June 2017, we returned to Chart Hills Golf Club, Biddenden for our 6th annual golf day. 21 teams gathered to raise over £5,600 for Family Matters to aid their work with both child and adult survivors of sexual abuse and rape.
Saturday 9 September - Sunday 10 September 2016
There were celebrations in all our offices in September after a group of Perrys staff raised a whopping £7,485 for our chosen charity, The Kent Cancer Trust. The six staff who undertook the mammoth task were Simon Hayden and Carolyn Murphy from our Tunbridge Wells office, Jamie Russell from our Wrotham office, our CEO Stewart Pope from our City office and Steve Hale and Zoe Gibbons from our Orpington office. They were joined by Steve's brother Mark and friend Peter Sutton along with his son Luke.
Friday 10 June 2016
In June 2016 we held our fifth annual charity Golf Day at Chart Hills Golf Club, Biddenden. 26 teams competed during the day and the overall winners were Clarkson Wright & Jakes Solicitors and friends.
Saturday 8 August 2015
Always up for a challenge, our team undertook the gruelling challenge of the London Triathlon swimming, cycling and running their way to a staggering £7,495 of funds for charity.
Friday 5 June 2015
Proving ever popular our Annual Golf Day returned for a fourth consecutive year in June 2015 resulting in a fantastic £3,372.31 donation being made to Kent Cancer Trust.
Friday 6 June 2014
We were back at the Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club in June 2014 for our third Annual Golf Day raising money on behalf of Kent Cancer Trust. Our fabulous group of competitive 4-ball teams raised over £3,700 in funds for the charity.
Saturday 21 September 2013
30 mile walk to mark 30 years of Perrys from our Mayfair office, via the Orpington office to finish at our Wrotham office.
The gruelling challenge started in London travelling through to Kent and raised an amazing £7,585 for our chosen charity, Kent Cancer Trust.
Friday 14 June 2013
In June 2013 we enjoyed our second Annual Golf Day at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club swinging and putting our way to over £5,000 in funds for The Pickering Cancer Drop-In Centre.
Friday 13 July to Saturday 14 July 2012
We became pedal pushers extraordinaire during our 24-hour cyclothon proving that not only can we count beans, we are full of them too! An amazing £6,116.53 went to our charity of choice, The Pickering Cancer Drop-In Centre.
Friday 15 June 2012
Hole In One achieved
We kicked off our first Annual Golf Day in style at the beautiful Kings Hill Golf Club, celebrating an awe inspiring hole-in-one and over £3,000 raised towards supporting the fantastic work of The Pickering Cancer Drop-In Centre.