Team members at the Hemel Hempstead branch of the biggest UK Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chiquito, hosted a cheque presentation for £12,709.53 to the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in February, for funds raised in their 81 restaurants to support the charity.
The money was raised by the restaurants by an assortment of fundraising activities, including hosting charity breakfasts, fun days, raffle prizes and donations from guests at the restaurant.
Gabriel, Claire, Ross, from the training department at Chiquito and three members of the team from the Hemel Hempstead are pictured here handing the cheque to Gemma Lewis, Partnership Manager, from the BHF.
Amit Aggarwal, Head of Corporate Fundraising at the BHF, said: “We are so grateful to have the support of team in Chiquito. As a charity we rely on funds raised through fundraising efforts to continue our lifesaving research to fight heart disease. The support of the team at Hemel Hempstead will enable us to continue fund this essential research.”
Jason Green, Managing Director of Chiquito, said: “Chiquito was really proud and pleased to help support such a great cause. We know this money will be put to excellent use by the BHF and continue to allow them to fight for every heartbeat.”