25th Anniversary Fundraising Drive

Employers for Disability NI is undertaking our first ever fundraising drive!!  Get your employees involved in a fundraising event/initiative of their design, however small, as every penny will make a difference.  See poster for ideas and details, kindly designed by Lead Partner BT: employers-for-disability-ni-fundraising-poster
Email gabrielle@efdni.org for a registration form.
The story so far…..
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon District Council is linking with Employers for Disability NI to promote a charity gala performance of the musical Oliver! by E2A Inclusive Theatre Group on Thursday 27 May 2017 in Portadown Town Hall.  Tickets cost £10 each and are available from gabrielle@efdni.org, call 07811267688.
Belfast City Council: Three fabulous Belfast City Council employees – Catherine Christy, Alison Long and Les McCloy – took on the Todd’s Leap Zip Line Challenge on Saturday 19th November and raised an amazing £1000!  With Gift Aid that will rise to as much as £1250.  We cannot thank them enough!
Photos of the Zip Line Challenge:
From left: Alison Long, Les McCloy and Catherine Christy who took on the Todd’s Leap Zip Line Challenge!
Alison’s definitely enjoying the thrill!
Les manages a wave mid-flight!
Catherine reaches the other side in one piece!



Business in the Community: A massive thanks to Business in the Community who have made a very generous £100 donation from their Dress-Down Fund as part of our 25th anniversary fundraising drive.  This is so much appreciated by the staff and Board of Employers for Disability NI.  Every penny will be put to good use in supporting our members and employees in helping disabled people get and keep employment.
BT: First out of the blocks is…one of our Lead Partners, BT!!!! A huge thanks and appreciation to BT for kick starting our member fundraising drive with a generous donation from their employee charity fund.  The campaign celebrates 25 years of the work of Employers for Disability NI and this will help us continue our work.  This is a wonderful start for us and we are very grateful.