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27 September 2022

Ascot Racecourse Supports Volunteering Week

During the week commencing 12-16 September 2022, 83 employees from Ascot Racecourse and 1711 (the racecourse’s catering arm) took part in a company-wide volunteers’ week that saw teams help 12 local charities that are already supported by the “Ascot Racecourse Supports” charity and community programme.  The activities included:

  • The Baby Bank: sorting donations of clothing & toys for families in need
  • Just Around the Corner: digging up a disused paddock to assist the charity’s equine assisted therapy programmes for children
  • Thames Hospice: help with sorting donations at the charity’s distribution centre in Maidenhead
  • Windsor Homeless Project: helping with lunch service at a drop-in session for the homeless at Holy Trinity Church, Windsor

Ascot along with their charity partners, Berkshire Community Foundation, who also helped bring the work together clocked up 480 volunteer hours.

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