Auctus Management Group Limited, and its subsidiary businesses, are excited to be supporting Macmillan by hosting their very own ‘Bake Off’ on the 29th September 2017.

The charity provides practical, medical and financial assistance and pushes for better care for cancer suffers within the UK. Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ is a worldwide annual tradition which helps to raise money and last year raised £29.5 million.

The event saw staff members showcasing there magnificent baking creations and competing to win the prestigious ‘Best Baker’ award. The event managed to raise over £90, which in part, was thanks to the bakers amazing creativity and passion for this worthwhile cause.

Elaine McGeary, Systems and Process Manager at Auctus Management Group Limited, also helped to support the charity by ‘Braving the Shave’. Elaine was supported by her two sons, who also shaved their hair, and raised over £700 for the charity.

Elaine said: “I am huge supporter of the Macmillan Charity and the fantastic work they do. By ‘Braving the Shave’ individuals around the country can be part of an incredible initiative that is changing lives and will help people living with cancer to take back control and provide them with the strength they may need to fight this illness.”

INFRA Skills Limited were also helping out at the Midland Metro Alliance (MMA) offices who were hosting their own Macmillan Coffee Morning on behalf of Women in Rail, which raised over £311 through raffles and other activities. The MMA is a team of planning, design and construction specialists responsible for building a number of new tram extensions on behalf of the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Women in Rail (WIR) was created to improve diversity in the UK rail industry through providing networking opportunities and support for all women within the sector, encourage undertakings and stakeholders to adopt diversity as a business strategy. Both Auctus Management Group Limited and the Midland Metro Alliance, are proud sponsors of WIR events and work in collaboration with other members to devise initiatives aimed at positioning rail as an attractive career choice for young people and women.

Richard Toy, CEO of Auctus Management Group Limited, said: “This year’s Macmillan Coffee Morning has been one the most successful fundraisers ever, thanks to the amazing efforts of all those involved. Cancer is one of the toughest fights any of us will ever have to contend with and Auctus Management Group is committed to supporting a charity that will help to ensure that no one will ever have to face it alone.”

Rose Rees, Training and Development Manager for the Midland Metro Alliance, said: “The coffee morning helped to raise awareness for the issues that people suffering with cancer have to deal with on a daily basis. Each slice of cake shared and every coffee poured at the event today means the charity can help support friends, families and work colleagues in their time of need.”

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