The Asset Finance Professionals Association (AF-PA) raises a total of £19,000
The Asset Finance Professionals Association (AF-PA) has raised a total of £19,000 via various events for Partnership for Children. The fundraising events included a charity auction, a golf tournament, a sponsored cross-channel swim and a summer event on the Yacht in London. ‘The London event saw over 200 asset finance professionals from a diverse range of companies and all business levels, join forces to network in the sun and raise money for our chosen Summer charity: Partnership for Children,’ said spokesman Johnnie Halliday in a release on behalf of AF-PA. ‘Thanks also to our sponsors Vitrx, Cordoba Rewards, Wesleyan Bank, Clear Asset Finance and Arkle Finance.’ Stephen Basset, AF-PA chair, thanked the groups and individuals involved in raising the total. “We reached this amazing figure with £5,000 from our golf day, over £3000 raised by auction and raffle money collected by Partnership for Children on the day kindly doubled by Wesleyan Bank, our generous sponsors including Cordoba Splat the Rat competition, and an amazing cross-channel swim by Melanie Chell, partner at Shoosmiths, raising an additional £1000,” he said. “AF-PA look forward to seeing many more friends and colleagues at our winter Networking and Charity fundraiser on 15 November Beaujolais Nouveau Day taking place at Harrys Bar in the City. Please save the date and look out for your email invitation in September.” Most recently, The Asset Finance Professionals Association (AF-PA) has announced its 2018 charity Christmas lunch is to be held in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, on the 14th December 2018 at the Institute of Directors in London. This event is now sold out. Macmillan Cancer Support were also the 2017 beneficiaries of their charity Christmas lunch.