Raise Red Nose Day funds to win prizes

Red Nose Day '09

Small Business News – 17th February 2009

Red Nose Day '09BT Business has called on small firms to raise funds for Comic Relief, for the chance to win prizes, motivate staff and raise their company profile.

The three business owners or staff members who raise the most money by certain dates will receive one of three prizes – two pairs of tickets for a Take That concert in Glasgow including accommodation, a pair of tickets to the Comic Relief comedy auction at the BT Tower in London, or North Face adventure sports clothing and equipment worth up to £250.

“Fundraising is a great opportunity to motivate staff, increase your brand presence with customers and clients, raise the company profile within the local community and show support to a worthwhile cause.”

said BT Business managing director Bill Murphy.

Businesses can get help generating fundraising ideas by reading BT’s free online Funny Business pack. They can also sign up online to the BT Business fundraising page, where sponsors can securely add donations.

The closing dates for submitting funds to the website are:

  • 6 March for the chance to win tickets to the Comic Relief Comedy Auction
  • 12 March for the chance to win VIP tickets to a Take That concert or North Face sports clothing

Red Nose Day takes place on 13 March.

To create a fundraising page and download a free Funny Business fundraising pack, visit the BT website: www.bt.com/comicrelief/business

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