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Jobson James Financial Services hosts charity rugby dinner
Jobson James Financial Services (JJFS), the financial planning & wealth management business owned by Charles Stanley Group PLC was delighted to host a Charity Rugby Dinner, at the Botanical Gardens in aid of one of the region’s local charities, Birmingham and Black Country Community Foundation (BBCCF).
Charles Stanley sponsored the dinner which was also supported by many leading businesses in the region including DAC Beachcroft, Savills, Network Recruitment Partnership, Pertemps, and DBS Law.
The guests were royally entertained by special guests Phil Bennet and JPR Williams of Wales and the British Lions with their tales of previous Lions tours, thoughts on the current stock of players and the recent win by Wales over England in Cardiff.
The event organised by Jobson James’ Tim Venner, Business Development Director raised over £2500. Tim commented:
“Our annual Rugby dinner has become a signature event amongst Rugby supporters like myself and this year it was again a great success. We are very pleased to have raised money which will benefit the local community and underprivileged children in the Ladywood area, through our Jobson James Community Fund, administered by Birmingham and Black Country Community Foundation; we believe supporting our local community is a critical step in helping our region to Thrive.”
Speaking at the event was David Bucknall, Chairman of Birmingham and Black Country Community Foundation who commented:
“The night was extremely enjoyable and we would like to thank Jobson James for leading the way demonstrating how businesses can support local grassroots communities by working with BBCCF. We are the local charity that has the expertise to connect local people and businesses with causes that matter, supporting us enables our communities to thrive.”
Birmingham and Black Country Community Foundation (BBCCF) is part of the wider Community Foundation network. It is an independent charity that awarded £7m in small grants to over 1500 community and volunteer groups in the last 2 years across Birmingham and Black Country. Its unique approach to philanthropy aims to allow individuals and businesses to support their own specific local interests and causes and in doing so invest in the future of their community.
BBCCF provides philanthropy services to families, companies, trusts by managing funds, building endowment and being a link between local donors and local needs; investing back into our communities – where we live, work and play – aiming to enable charitable donations to bring about transformation.
The projects that BBCCF supports aim to provide a foundation to their communities reaching old and young alike including community centres, stroke victim support, sports clubs, theatre groups, recycling schemes, youth clubs, orchestras, exercise classes for the elderly and after school clubs to name but a few. They are proud to work with the local communities and help them make a difference.