Barclays employees “Search for Cupid” for charity

wobbles fundraiserMore than £1,300 was raised by Barclays employees in Gibraltar  last month when they took part in various love-themed activities for children’s charity Wobbles.

The fundraising initiative kicked off on Valentine’s Day when employees paid a £1 donation to ‘dress down’ in red.  Other activities included games, quizzes and an in-house lunch at the Main Street and Regal House branches.

Employees also donated £2 to take part in a “Search for Cupid” treasure hunt around Gibraltar, which ended with a paella dinner served at the Calpe Rowing Club.    [Read more…]

Barclays Gibraltar Staff in Olympic Fundraising Initiative

barclaysStaff at Barclays in Gibraltar are preparing to undertake a series of fundraising events whereby they will take part in a range of Olympic-themed challenges and community events over five days to raise money for charity as part of a Barclays-wide initiative.

The aim of the event, entitled ‘500 in 5’ is for staff from Barclays branches across Europe to raise £50,000 for charity in one week.  Barclays staff from branches in the UK, Jersey, Guernsey and Gibraltar have all taken up the challenge, which runs from Monday, August 6th to Friday, August 10th. [Read more…]