VW raises £77,000

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Staff from Volkswagen Financial Services helped to raise £77,000 for Children In Need after the company volunteered to act as one of the official call centres for the charity event.

Staff also helped raise a further £4,023 from events during the day.

More than 160 local employees from VWFS were on-site throughout the evening of November 16 taking phone donations for this year’s appeal taking more than 2,500 calls from 7pm to 12.30am with several individual donations topping £1,000.

The VWFS total was raised through activities including raffles, bake sales, and a dress down day.