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Hospitality Action celebrates its 180th Birthday following record-breaking year of fundraising

Hospitality Action is celebrating its 180th birthday in style with a jam-packed year of fundraising events. The charity, which continues to help those in need within the hospitality industry, has set itself an ambitious target to raise at least £1.8million over the coming twelve months and is recruiting additional fundraisers to make 2017 an unforgettable year that will in turn help thousands in need.

Penny Moore, Chief Executive of Hospitality Action, says: “2016 was a record-breaking year as we managed to raise a staggering £1.61million. We continue to receive fantastic support from industry heavy-weights, whether from top venues, high-profile chefs or associations, it’s something we’re extremely grateful for.

“We want to make 2017 extra special by encouraging industry folk to take on a challenge, event or two and we are introducing even more fun events for everyone to get involved with. We’ve set our sights high but have every confidence in our supporters, both new and old, that we will have even greater things to celebrate by the end of the year.”

Take on a challenge

The charity is asking people to join in with its fundraising efforts by getting involved in a series of challenges. Hospitality Action is offering the following opportunities for people to get fit and raise funds. Activities include:

  • 2017 Great Manchester 10K Run – 28th May

  • Le Tour de Cuisine Cotswold Cycle Challenge – 5th June

  • The British London 10K Run – 9th July

  • The Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 – 30th July

Attend an event

Hospitality Action’s most popular events are back, as well as a whole load more. Enjoy some of the UK’s best cuisine while raising money by purchasing tickets to Hospitality Action’s prestigious events:

  • Back to the Floor 3 – 7th April

  • Tour of Highclere Castle – 20th April

  • Hospitality Action’s 180th birthday party – 10th July

To see the full calendar of events, visit or to make a birthday donation of just £5 simply text CHEF17 £5 to 70070.

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