On Monday 1st May 2017, 10 members of the Xperience team will be participating in the Belfast City Marathon team relay to raise funds for The Alzheimer’s Society.
Xperience Group business has supported a nominated charity each year since opening the doors in 1969. Across the group, employees hold regular fundraising events for our charities, as well as entering high profile events in aid of raising money and awareness. Xperience Group are delighted to announce that we have nominated The Alzheimer's Society as our chosen charity of the year for 2017.
To kick off the 2017 fundraising activity, two teams from Xperience will be taking part in The Belfast City Marathon relay on 1st May 2017. Over 17,500 runners are expected to hit the streets of Belfast to take part in the 26 mile marathon.
Carleen Hughes, Marketing Executive at Xperience comments, “The team has been training for weeks in the lead up to the May Day marathon. There is definitely some healthy competition between the two teams, but all for a great cause. Across the group, we have organised a raft of fundraising activity for the year ahead. I hope that we can raise a good total for The Alzheimer’s Society!”
About Alzheimer's Society
Alzheimer's Society is a care and research charity for people with dementia and their carers. Despite its name, the charity does not exclusively help people with Alzheimer's disease. There are many types of dementia, which come under the ‘umbrella’.
Their mission is to:
- Change the face of dementia research
- Demonstrate best practice in dementia care and support
- Provide the best advice and support to anyone dealing with dementia
- Influence the state and society to enable those affected by dementia to live as they wish to live.