Microsoft and celebrities raise £50,000 for NSPCC

first_img Howard Lake | 10 March 2008 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Microsoft and celebrities raise £50,000 for NSPCC Tagged with: Celebrity corporate Events Syed Ahmed, the entrepreneur from Apprentice 2, children’s TV presenter Tony Craig, and Fame Academy 2’s James Fox joined in the tournament too. World class sports stars and celebrities teamed up with Microsoft staff, agencies and partners for a knock-out football tournament at Wembley Stadium which raised £50,000 for NSPCC.  38 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Advertisement As did actors and soap stars including Jake Hendriks, who plays Kieron from Hollyoaks, James Hooton and Sam Anderson, who play Sam and Marlon Dingle, James Baxter who plays Jake Doland and Ayan Callaghan who plays Miles De Souza. Microsoft is one of the founding partners of the New Wembley Stadium and arranged the mini football tournament. Partners and agencies all paid to play and raised over £50,000, including match funding from Microsoft. The NSPCC All Stars, who won the tournament, included the charity’s Ambassador, Amir Khan; Darren Campbell, the Olympic Gold Medallist runner; Iwan Thomas, MBE, 400 metre European and Commonwealth Gold Medallist; England wicket keeper, Alec Stewart; cricketer Mark Ramprakash; and Sajid Mahmood, Lancashire’s fast bowler. www.nspcc.org.uk About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more