John Baron MP: 2016 Fun Walk Bonus Pot starts well

February 22, 2016
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MP thanks sponsors and says more still to decide their contribution

John Baron MP today announced the Fun Walk Bonus Pot has already exceeded £22,000 and will rise further as a number of sponsors have yet to decide how much they will contribute. Each year, the bonus pot pays a bonus to the participating charities/projects over and above what they raise themselves in sponsorship.

In 2015, for every £100 raised in sponsorship by the various projects themselves, the bonus pot added a further £90. The Walk is set for 22nd May, again at Barleylands Farm – a factsheet is attached.

John said:

“The generosity of our Bonus Pot sponsors is appreciated by everyone. In addition to Barleylands Farm for hosting the Walk, our thanks go to this year’s sponsors so far – c2c Rail Ltd, Butyl Products Ltd, Hallmark Care Homes, Private Ambulance Service Ltd, Abellio Greater Anglia and IFE Global Logistics. It has started well, with a number of other sponsors still to decide how much they will contribute.”

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Notes to Editors

• Contact details are: The Fun Walk Committee, 13 Bentalls Business Park, Bentalls, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3BN, phone 07544324218 or email funwalk@hotmail.co.uk. More information is available at www.thefunwalktrust.co.uk.
• Please find attached the 2016 Fun Walk factsheet and list of 2015 beneficiaries.
• See last week’s Press Release ‘12/02/16’.

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