CV-Library raises £7500 for leading youth homelessness charity, Centrepoint
The UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, recently announced that it has raised a staggering £7,509.49 for leading youth homelessness charity, Centrepoint. The company partnered with the charity at the beginning of 2019; originally committing to raising £4,000 throughout the course of the year. Thanks to the hard work and determination of the CV-Library team, the business managed to surpass this target and raise vital funds for Centrepoint.
Fundraising events Key fundraising events included:
A company pub quiz, hosted at CV-Library’s local pub
One team hiking along Hadrian’s Wall (raising £1,646.50) and another up and down the Yorkshire Three Peaks (raising £1,075.20)
An off-road running adventure which raised £1,402.63
An office cycle challenge, where employees from two separate buildings battled it out to cycle 103 miles in six hours
Numerous bake sales and raffles
A charity yoga session
Matthew Moore, Managing Director of CV-Library, comments: “This is the first year that we’ve partnered with a charity on an exclusive basis and I’m immensely proud of the commitment from our team. We hope that the money raised can make a real difference in helping to better the lives of vulnerable young people across the UK and eventually help them embark on a successful career path.” Established in 1969 out of a church basement in Soho, Centrepoint shares similarities with CV-Library as a small start-up organisation that has grown massively over the years. Now operating over 60 services nationwide, the charity provides 1,271 bed spaces as well as health and wellbeing support and life skills.
Emily Haquin, Corporate Development Officer at Centrepoint, adds: “I would like to say a huge thank you and congratulations to everyone at CV-Library for their incredible support and fundraising during the course of our partnership. Their enthusiasm and passion for the cause has been invaluable and the funds raised will help Centrepoint to support even more homeless young people, giving them a brighter future.”