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Toy Trust FUNdraiser nets 98k

A pledge of £45,000 will go to Great Ormond Street and the rest will be given to other Toy Trust charities.
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The current total of money raised from the Toy Trust FUNdraiser stands at £98,647, which is a combination of team fees and individual sponsorship. 

Nick Austin, Toy Trust committee chairman said: "It was fantastic to see so many participants taking part from the toy industry in this year’s Toy Trust fundraising event at Rutland Water. 

"But more importantly we are delighted to be able to donate such a large sum of money to Great Ormond Street Hospital and to other Toy Trust charities that will go on to benefit disadvantaged children from all other UK."

The winners of the pentathlon events were:

Cycling – Paul Coon, Tomy Tigers

Run – Mark Ashurst, Learning Curve

Raft Race – Vivid Toy

Three-legged Race – Kalie and Lydia, Learning Curve

Egg and Spoon Race – Henry Gordon, Nerf Nation (Hasbro)

Overall Team Winner – Learning Curve

Since its inception the Toy Trust has raised over £2.8 million for charity.

Be sure to check out our pictures from the event.

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