London employees from international law firm, Nabarro have chosen to support Carers Trust as their Charity of the Year 2015.
As well as taking part in many fundraising activities including quizzes, book sales, bake-offs and the annual ‘Battle of the Bands’ event, Nabarro’s employees will also be participating in various volunteering opportunities for Carers Trust, such as skills sharing, mentoring and offering an extra pair of hands at local carers services.
The money raised will help Carers Trust update its interactive online services in order to better inform and support unpaid carers.
The charity currently supports 467,000 carers, including just under 25,700 young carers, through a unique network of independent carers centres, Crossroads Care schemes, young carers services and online services.
Pushpinder Gill, Senior Corporate Fundraising Manager of Carers Trust, said: “We’d like to say a huge thank you to all employees at Nabarro for choosing us as their charity of the year. The money raised will be life-changing for those who are caring for a family member or friend, unpaid. It will help them to find out how they can be better supported by accessing our services online through advice and information, which was not possible without this funding. We are extremely grateful.”
Lindsey Barrett, Nabarro Senior Associate and Charity committee member, said: “We are delighted to support Carers Trust in 2015. At Nabarro we strive to help causes which benefit our communities locally and strike a chord with our people. All of our fundraising events at the London office will be raising money to ensure unpaid carers have the very best access to information and advice via Carers Trust online services. We are thrilled to be able to make such a real difference to thousands of people who live with the challenges of caring for a family member or friend who has an illness, disability, mental health problem or addiction.”