To celebrate our second birthday in business, we will be taking part in a month-long charity challenge, supporting our two chosen charities, Simon on the Streets and Soft UK.
Tasked with completing a new activity each day, as detailed below, we will end with a fitting grand finale – attendance at the Simon on the Streets Rough Diamond Ball.
Sponsorship towards our chosen charities is hugely appreciated. To donate, please head on over to our Swoosch pot.
Friday 21st Holiday Day – to celebrate the return of our founder, Ellie, from her holiday in Ibiza, our team will aptly don their sunglasses and flower garlands to dress as holiday makers, fingers crossed Ellie brings the sun back with her!
Monday 24th #MeatFreeMonday – in the spirit of our pescatarian account manager Jen, we vow to enjoy a meat-free diet for the full day.
Tuesday 25th Simon on the Streets social media training – our account manager, Jen, will deliver social media training to the Simon on the Streets team.
Wednesday 26th PR clinic – the team will be available around the Entrepreneurial Spark hub from 2-4pm to drop-in and ask any PR-related business queries.
Thursday 27th Ellie’s sponsored silence – our founder, Ellie, will be doing a sponsored silence for the day.
Friday 28th Jen’s sponsored silence – our account manager Jen will also be doing a sponsored silence.
Tuesday 2nd Zest Mixology cocktail masterclass 1-2pm – the team will be challenged to create their own quirky cocktails and the winner will be chosen by Zest Mixology founder Murdo MacLeod.
Wednesday 3rd GoodSense training self-defence class 12pm – founder and MD of GoodSense training, Darren Good, will be teaching us some self-defence moves.
Thursday 4th KwizzBit challenge – Mark Walsh the founder and CEO of KwizzBit will be challenging us to a general knowledge quiz from 12:30 – 1:30pm! We welcome everyone to come join the fun and donate a small fee to participate.
Friday 5th Egg and spoon race – the team will be going head to head in an egg and spoon race!
Monday 8th Pink Day – in-keeping with our brand, we’ll be bright and bold as we wear as much pink as possible.
Tuesday 9th People bingo, fuddle and networking – we’ll be hosting a networking session and lunch in the Leeds Entrepreneurial Spark hub. Bring a butty, enjoy a few nibbles and donate for your full belly’s! Going to attend? Let us know how many pies to order in!
Wednesday 10th PJ Day – we’ll be having a lazy Monday and attending the office in our pyjamas.
Thursday 11th Amber’s sponsored silence – our social media and PR apprentice Amber will be silent for the day.
Friday 12th Disney day – the team will be dressing up as Disney characters for the day.
Monday 15th #ManMonday – our all-female team will be swapping genders for the day and attending the office dressed as men.
Tuesday 16th Caffeine free day – we love a good cup of coffee and get through a lot so it will be a real challenge to go a whole day with no caffeine!
Wednesday 17th Beer Pong! – The team go head to head for today’s #charitychallenge. Who will be crowned Beer Pong Queen?
Thursday 18th AllShapeUp exercise challenge – James Hesling, Managing Director of AllShapeUp will be challenging us throughout the day with multiple exercises and tasks to get our blood pumping.
Friday 19th The grand finale – we will be attending the Simon on the Streets Rough Diamond Ball.
To donate, please head on over to our Swoosch pot.