Oxford Bus Company employees donate almost £60,000 to Barnardo’s

Kind-hearted staff at Oxford Bus Company have donated almost £60,000 to children’s charity Barnardo’s.

Oxford Bus Company has raised £58,280 via a payroll donation scheme and the charity’s tax-efficient workplace lottery scheme, the Winners Club. The money is used by the charity to help deliver its charitable work in the community.

Barnardo’s supports nearly 300,000 children, young people, parents and carers across the UK. Earlier this week Anne Bailey, Relationship Co-ordinator at Barnardo’s, visited Oxford Bus Company’s Cowley House depot to thank the team for its support and sign up more donors.

Anne Bailey said: “Barnardo’s is extremely thankful to everyone at Oxford Bus Company for their long-standing support. Over the last 30 years, Oxford Bus Company has raised over £58,000 for our work.

“At Barnardo’s we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. With the support of Oxford Bus Company, we have been and continue to be able to reach out to children and young people who desperately need our support whether they have been abused, are homeless or have a disability. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Oxford Bus Company for many years to come.”

Phil Southall, Managing Director at Oxford Bus Company, said: “This is a fantastic achievement by our colleagues, past and present, and has helped make a real difference to so many people. We’re so proud of our team and their on-going commitment to giving back to our community in so many ways.”

Oxford Bus Company

The Oxford Bus group of companies has connected passengers across Oxford, South Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Reading since 1881.

Phil Southall

Managing Director

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