Pure hosted its annual Cambridge charity quiz night on Thursday 8 November, bringing local businesses and clients together for a fun evening which raised over £1,600 for Cambridgeshire’s bereavement charity STARS.
The battle of the brains, organised by professional recruitment specialists Pure, saw 21 teams from organisations across the county pitting their wits against each other and there was plenty of friendly rivalry on the night. The overall winners were a team from Envigo with each team member being presented with a bottle of champagne for their efforts.
The event, held at The Granta Centre, also included a raffle to help raise further funds with prizes kindly donated by local businesses including; Let’s Go Punting, Rocker’s Steak House, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Cambridge City Football Club, Scudamore’s Punting and Titchwell Manor Hotel.
David Culley, Director at Pure, said: “Our annual charity quiz nights are one of our main fundraising activities and they are a great way for local businesses to come together, support good causes and to have fun at the same time. We are delighted to have raised such a fantastic amount for STARS, a charity we have developed strong connections with and are proud to be able to support. I would like to thank everyone who attended, donated and contributed so generously to the event. We hope to see you all again next year.”
STARS provides support and counselling for any child or young person in Cambridgeshire who has, or is expecting to, lose a parent or someone close to them. Its services are provided free of charge and as an independent charity it relies on charitable donations to continue its work.
Pure has supported STARS through several different initiatives including its annual charity quiz night in 2017. Earlier this year, a 15-strong fundraising team from Pure also raised over £6,000 for the charity by completing the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge.
For more information about STARS visit: http://talktostars.org.uk.