Investing in people and the community
Ryder's support and partnership with British Red Cross has raised tens of thousands of pounds for a variety of activities, including helping to fund an online first aid learning resource for children. More recently we have been raising funds to purchase a new emergency response vehicle for British Red Cross. We have currently raised more than £32,000 of our £38,000 goal. This has been achieved through a number of activities, including Ryder staff running the London Marathon, office dress down days, and online donation page and other activities.
A caring team
As well as supporting British Red Cross, our team regularly supports other good causes in our community:
- Since June 2018 the team at our Birmingham Head Office have been supporting a local food bank, (the Kingfisher Foodbank) by running a monthly food drive. So far we have donated nearly half a tonne of food items to the bank, which supports needy families in the local area
- In September 2018 Claire Thomson, Vehicle Delivery Administrator in the Vehicle Delivery Management team, braved the shave in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and shaved her head, raising £540
- In October 2018 we held our annual Head Office coffee morning and bake-off for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising nearly £400.
Thanks to our team's incredible drive and dedication, we empower our employees to select the causes we support as a business.