The Adam Stansfield Foundation is proud to announce it has been chosen as the official charity for the Mecure Southgate Hotel in Southernhay, Exeter for the coming year.
The suggestion to support the Foundation was proposed by the Hotels fitness centre manager Steve Cockram and Maintenance Assistant Michael Bereza and voted for by the Hotel staff.
Southgate Exeter General Manager Tim Howes said “We look forward to working with the Foundation over the next year. Adam was known by many of our staff, so we wanted to help the charity set up in his memory. It works to help young people, as well as raising awareness about bowel cancer”.
Several fundraising events have already been organised, and the hotel recently held a silent auction involving the staff where prizes were donated by local businesses Health Club members have also arranged a special fund raising evening..
Auction organiser and Hotel Revenue and Sales Manager Tamsyn Parsons expressed her delight with the great start. “Our first event involving our Health Club members raised £300 and the auction has raised over £900. We would like to thank all those successful bidders and the generosity shown by the local business community, our staff, families and friends”.
Auction items included football and rugby shirts, flight tickets, days out and other sporting activities.
Foundation Chairman Andy Cole added “It is testament to Adam and his memory that we continue to see support for his charity. We are really looking forward to working with Tamsyn and the team. The funds raised will allow us to make a difference for more young people and alert people to the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer”.