Media Industry Quiz Raises £55,000 for Get Connected
Media industry VIPs tested their brainpower in Holborn last night, pitting their wits against one another to raise more than £55,000 for Get Connected. Funds raised from the event will support our growing service, helping vulnerable children and young people find the support they need.
Get Qu?zzical is an interactive quiz event sponsored by media marketing and digital agencies m/SIX and Rocket Fuel and is the third annual media quiz to bring together top creative, PR and news agencies for charity.
Comedian Rory McGrath hosted the event at London hotspot Sway Bar, and teams went head to head with the support of quiz champions including 2014 Mastermind winner Clive Dunning, long-time supporter of Get Connected.
Jess Burley, CEO of m/SIX and Get Connected Trustee, says: “It’s truly fantastic that so many people have gotten behind this event to support Get Connected.Our collective fundraising efforts will make a huge difference to the charity, enabling them to raise awareness of their vital helpline service so that they can support thousands more young people in need. It is undoubtedly a tough world for those starting out in life today, but together, we can ensure that Get Connected is there for them, whenever they need help.”
Andy McNab, UK Managing Director at Rocket Fuel says: “What a fantastic event! A great time was had by all and we managed to raise a significant amount of money for such a deserving charity, helping vulnerable young people across the UK.
Jess and her team at m/SIX have done a great job at both raising awareness and much needed funds for Get Connected. I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who participated in this event.”
Jessica Taplin, CEO at Get Connected, says: “Get Connected is truly thankful to everyone for their hard work in making this event such a success – it makes such an impact on our work to help young people find a brighter future. We are the only UK helpline service that can help young people with any issue, and we are supporting more and more children and young people every year. With your support, we can continue our vital work – thank you.”
This post was originally part of the Get Connected website. YouthNet and Get Connected merged to form The Mix in 2016.
Published on 12-Jun-2015
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