Our Alpharooms teams in London, Sheffield and Hyderabad combined forces with Teletext Holidays to take on cycle charity challenge between our London and Hyderabad office. That’s approx. 7720km between 600 employees involved… wowza!
The aim of this bike-a-thon was to raise money for an Old Age Home in Hyderabad, who do incredible work in providing and giving food, clothing, shelter and medical aid to its elderly residents. Most of whom grew up as orphans, and who would destitute without the Home’s support.
The institution has been run by the same lady (since she was 11 years old!) who gets by with the bare minimum of facilities, with the help of very few donors. They desperately need to extend the home with a new facility, and with more support they also hope to open a school for HIV infected children.
Our target was to raise £1500
All three offices rented out two bikes so colleagues could show their support by hoping on during work hours to achieve the distance.
Not only did our fantastic team members in Hyderabad, Sheffield and London take part in the extraordinary charity cause. Each location also tried to raise EXTRA money on the side by doing a bake sale. This included team members spending time and effort baking homemade treats such as cakes and biscuits to also sell.
Kilometres cycled: Target 7720km. Achieved – a SMASHING 10,451km
Money raised: Target: £1500.