In our countdown to Christmas 2017, we took some time to reflect on how our partnership with the Rank Group supports carers across the UK. We highlighted different stories every day

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When employees from five Grosvenor Casinos raced across London

Every year, on 24 July, we encourage our supporters to get involved in fundraising activities to raise awareness of those who care around the clock. Rank employees have been taking part in the campaign since the start of the Rank Cares partnership in 2014, and they always come up with innovative and memorable challenges.

Rank staff in fundraising challengeIn summer 2017, five teams from Grosvenor Casinos in London organised a Selfie Challenge across the city. Each team had to devise a route to walk between 24 different statues and take selfies in front of them. This resulted in a gruelling competition (with teams walking between 25-30km depending on the route taken) as our keen fundraisers raced against the clock on a particularly hot day. The winning team reached its 24th statue after five hours 29 minutes and one second – with the second team only 56 seconds behind!

See the other ways that our partnership with the Rank Group has been supporting carers in our countdown to Christmas 2017.