On a monthly basis we hold a dress down day at Convey Law where we raise money for Ty Hafan or for other charities that have been nominated by our members of staff.
Here are some of the fantastic charities we’ve raised money for so far:
June 2014 – Cancer Research UK
Convey Law held a dress down day and cake sale in support of our very own ‘Eiger Tiger’ Geraint Aubrey, who will be undertaking a 3 Peaks Challenge in the Alps this August. The day was a fantastic success with the company raising £458.16. Special mention to Ceri Le Neveu for baking this wonderful ‘Minion Cake’ which was auctioned for £50.00.
May 2014 – The Touch Trust
Paralegal, Lisa Newton introduced us to the Touch Trust which is a registered charity based in Cardiff, at the iconic Wales Millennium Centre. They provide unique creative movement programmes for individuals with learning disabilities, those affected by autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). Overall we were able to raise £156.00.
March 2014 – Sport Relief
All the staff took part in a sport themed fancy dress day with some spectacular outfits unveiled on the day. We also held our traditional raffle and cake auction – many thanks to all who baked and/or donated. Special mention to Conveyancing Assistant Thomas Herbert who actually had his chest waxed on the day in support of the charity. In total we managed to raise in excess of £680.00.
February 2014 – Caerwent Youth Club
We held our 4th annual fundraiser for the Caerwent Youth Club continuing our support for the Club through Conveyancing Assistant Alex Harris, who works as a Youth Team Leader there.
This year our dress down and cake sales raised over £120.00 and helped the Youth Club to buy new equipment.
December 2013 – Philippines Disaster Relief Fund
After the horrific scenes caused by Typoon Haiyan in the Philippines in November, the decision was taken to donate the proceeds of the monthly Free Legal Fee Competition to aid the British Red Cross in their relief efforts.
In total we were able to donate nearly £4,000.00 to the cause.
November 2013 – Children In Need
The staff at Convey Law held a themed dress down day by ‘Showing their spots’ and held a cake sale in aid of BBC Children in Need.
In total, we were able to contribute over £350.00 to the cause.
July 2013 – Velindre Cancer Centre
The Convey Law team each paid £2 to dress down for the day in support of Velindre Cancer Care. In addition, a charity cake sale was held with great success.
Several of our employees have experienced the wonderful support that Velindre provide to patients and their families and the whole office were extremely enthusiastic to show our support. Total raised £371.46
March 2013 – Comic Relief Red Nose Day
Through a number of means, including a cake auction, raffle prize draw, dressing down for the day and a rugby passing challenge. The Convey Law employees succeeded in shattering their £700.00 target to raise over £1000.00 for Comic Relief. The highlight of the day was the opportunity to take aim at the Managing Director (or his picture at least) in the ‘Pass the Ball Through Lloyd Davies’ Big Mouth Challenge. Total raised £1036.87.
February 2013 – Caerwent Youth Club
Continuing our links with the Youth Club through Youth Worker and Member of the Welcome Pack team Alex Harris. Convey Law employees raised over £160 by holding a cake sale and dressing down for the day. Total Raised £160.44.
November 2012 – Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Convey Law was introduced to the charity through Marion Wood in our Accounts Department. Convey Law staff hosted a cake raffle and sale in addition to further raffle prize draw whilst dressing down for the day to raise over £335, this amount was then matched by Convey Law to result in a final donation of £675.
March 2012 – Caerwent Youth Club
Alex Harris, who now works in our New Business Team and as a Youth Worker for the charity Caerwent Youth Club, encouraged everyone at Convey Law to help raise in excess of £125.00 for them. Caerwent Youth Club used the money to purchase much needed arts and crafts kit.
September 2011 – Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning
Jo Salkeld, who works in our Title Checking Team put forward Macmillan Cancer Care and Support as our charity for our September fund raising. £2.00 was donated donated by all staff to dress down for the day. Cake sales took place throughout the company and a prize raffle was also held with a hamper donated by members of staff. Total raised £296.00
March 2011 – Comic Relief Red Nose Day
There were a number of ways the Convey Law employees raised the £500.00 total. £2.00 was donated by all staff to dress down for the day. Maddy Watkins created a fantastic ‘Red Nose Monster’ cake that was auctioned, cake sales and a prize raffle were also held.But the biggest fund raising activity was a ‘Sponsored Leg Wax’, where CEO Lloyd Davies and other brave male staff members ‘willingly’ joined in the fun!
February 2011 – Caerwent Youth Club
Alex Harris, who works in our Welcome Pack Team, introduced us to his chosen charity – Caerwent Youth Club. Everyone at Convey Law helped Alex raise in excess of £159.10 for his chosen charity. Caerwent Youth Club are using the money to improve their facilities by painting a mural with the monies raised.
November 2010 – Children in Need
Everyone at Convey Law helped raise £111.75 for Children in Need. £2.00 was donated by all staff to dress down for the day. Cake sales took place throughout the company and a prize raffle was also held with raffle prizes donated by members of staff.
October 2010 – Jeans for Genes
Jo Salkeld, who works in our Title Checking Team introduced us to a charity close to her heart – Jeans for Genes, a UK children’s charity that aims to change the world for children with genetic disorders. £2.00 was donated by all staff to wear their jeans for the day. Total raised £102.00