Center Parcs Directors pedal 125 miles to bring the company's fundraising total to half a million pounds! Marking the end of its three year partnership, today Center Parcs celebrates reaching its £500,000 target for Great Ormond Street Hospital as its Directors cross the finish line in one last challenge.On 23 and 24 April, six Center Parcs Directors cycled 125 miles - from the company Head Office in Nottinghamshire to the new site at Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire - raising £25,481 to push Center Parcs' overall fundraising total to £500,000.Center Parcs CEO Martin Dalby, Chairman Martin Robinson and fellow Directors Colin Whaley, Judi Leavor, Paul Inglett and Paul Kent completed Center Parcs’ final challenge for the charity in 13 hours, receiving over 240 donations.Tim Johnson, Chief Executive of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity said: “We’re thrilled that Center Parcs and its guests have raised an incredible £500,000 for our Beds for Bedz appeal. Throughout our partnership we have been constantly impressed by the dedication, enthusiasm and imagination of Center Parcs staff, whether they were taking on a 125 mile bike ride or organising a wild water rapids duck race!
“The money raised by Center Parcs is making a real difference for patients, helping us keep families together by providing accommodation for parents whilst their children are being treated at the hospital. We would like to thank everyone at Center Parcs for their support and generosity over the past three years.”