Generation Media raises over £1000 for Toy Trust after fancy dress Quiz Night success

Generation Media has raised 0ver £1,000 in funds for the industry charity, the Toy Trust by hosting a ‘G’ themed fancy dress Quiz Night.

Over 60 industry members, from the likes of media owners such as Disney to bods at Super Awesome, competed in teams as they all battled it out to take home the coveted title of Pub Quiz Champion.

The event was held last week in London, where it was ‘Agatha Quiztee’ – a team made up of Generation Media, Sky and Super Awesome brainiacs – took home the winning prize. The evening also saw over £1000 raised for the industry’s charity, through tickets and a raffle.

“Our annual fundraising event to support The Toy Trust was a great success, and we would like to thank the media partners for their continued support,” said Lauren Coombs, director of client services at Generation Media. “Thursday night provided the opportunity to catch up with colleagues while raising money for worthy causes, a winning combination.”

Generation Media will continue fundraising in the run up to ‘The Big Challenge’ Toy Trust event this year, in which team members will be participating in the 5km and 10km runs.

Graham Canning, Toy Trust Committee chairman, commented: “We are hugely grateful to Generation Media for the team’s continued support of the Toy Trust, as they have done for many years.

“Its creative and proactive approach to fundraising is the lifeblood of the Toy Trust – where the toy industry comes together to carry out fundraising in aid of the toy industry’s charity throughout the year. We are hugely grateful for this support and the difference the fundraising will ultimately make to deserving children’s lives through the work of the Toy Trust. Our thanks go to all at Generation Media for their fantastic support.”

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, Licensing.biz. He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@biz-media.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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