30 October

City Giving Day 2019 Thank You Reception

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Thank you to everyone who attended our City Giving Day Thank You reception on Tuesday evening and, of course, to our generous hosts at the Bank of China.

Our Thank You reception was a fabulous end to a fabulous year and we were thrilled that so many of you were able to join us.

Following inspiring speeches from Mr Wenjian Fang, General Manager Bank of China London Branch and The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Alderman Peter Estlin, The Lord Mayor’s Appeal were delighted to premier the City Giving Day 2019 highlights video.

We also had the pleasure of announcing our annual City Giving Day Awards recognising the companies who really went the extra mile.


Top Male Participant            -    Chris Stanton, Third Space 1

Top Female Participant        -    Cat Dickson, Alfa Financial Software

Overall Winning Team          -    Third Space 1 (Richard Collier, Henry Dunmore, Stuart Robinson, Chris Stanton, Danny Webster)




Top Male Participant            -    Fergus O’Regan, Fagerhult Lighting

Top Female Participant        -    Anna Kharchenko, Canary Wharf Group

Overall Winning Team          -    Fagerhult Lighting (Grant Carberry, Chris Hall, Fergus O’Regan, Matt Thorpe, Jordan Waller) 



Venue 1 (BACB)

Eddie Quizzard (Z/Yen) – Linda Cook, Alexander Kemesley, Elisabeth Mainelli, James Pitcher, Lana Pitcher

Venue 2 (Guildhall)

Diehards (CoL Tour Guides) - Elizabeth Carew, Guy Fairbank, Karen Golanski, Gina Mullett, Hugh Sturges, Sue Sturges

Venue 3 (Pinsent Masons)

Salix Regenerated (Salix Finance) - Sheila Bennett, Francis Crouch, Paul Millgate, Annie Shepperd, Stephen Tough, Lorraine Zuleta

Venue 4 (RSA)

DWF - Chloe Bloor, Will Marshall, Kelly Stone, Emma Tullis, Jamie Walker


Overall winning team            -    SALIX REGENERATED 



Best Collaboration Award – Blake Morgan & DMH Stallard for working together to involve the businesses based at their shared building along with their respective charity partners:

High Powered Energy Award – KPMG

For organising a Row 100 challenge for their charity partner NSPCC.


Most Innovative Event Award – Credit Suisse

For their rickshaw rally around Canary Wharf


Best Community Engagement Award – Skanska

For organising a whole week of activity ranging from beach cleans to taking over charity shops and garden tidying to painting rooms

Most Visible Award - Cheapside Business Alliance and their Ambassadors

For not only taking City Giving Day outside, despite the rain, but for also appearing everywhere!

Go Red Award – Fortnum & Mason

For really entering into the spirit of #GoRed, they not only wore red, they also served a red cocktail!

Thank you all for taking part in City Giving Day 2019, we look forward to seeing you all again on 22nd September 2020!

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