Employees of Cadbury World raised almost £600 for St. Mary’s Hospice in a special Spots v Stripes Charity football match.
The match took place on the Cadbury recreational grounds with the Cadbury World team wearing Spots battling it out against the stripes team from Ceramic Tile Distributors.
The football match tied in with the recent launch of Cadbury’s Spots v Stripes 2012 Olympic programme, which aims to encourage the entire nation to come out and play.
The match managed to raise almost £600 for the Birmingham charity which since its launch in 1979, has cared for tens of thousands of people with conditions such as cancer, motor neurone disease and MS.
The nurses at the charity are renowned for offering a better quality of life for people suffering from the illnesses. Both supporters and players were rewarded after the match with a buffet in the Cadbury Club.
Lucy Giaquinto, marketing manager at Cadbury World said: “Cadbury World fully supports Cadbury’s Spots v Stripes 2010 Olympic programme to get people more active and we thought it would be really fun to combine this with a charity football match. We’re passionate about supporting local charities and are pleased to get the opportunity to help raise money for such an important and well respected Birmingham charity.”