"We support the collection because the money goes for an extremely good purpose. At the same time, it is an opportunity to support a local initiative together with a great cause, which we could not pass.” says Kent Larsen, Sales and Marketing Director at DB Schenker.
October is an international breast cancer month in Denmark, and therefore three companies at Avedøre Holme have taken the initiative for fundraising event “Avedøre Holme Holder på brysterne”. The goal is to raise DKK 100,000, which goes entirely to The Danish Cancer Society.
It all culminates in Pink Friday, October 26, where employees from the supporting companies can show support for the event by walking 3 km or running 5 km. After, it will is possible to networking with the other companies from Avedøre Holme.
"I think all companies have had cancer close, in one way or another. It affects us when a colleague in one way or another has the disease close. Therefore, we are pleased to give our employees the opportunity to support this great cause", explains Jesper Georgi, HR Director at DB Schenker.
What is "Avedøre Holme Holder på brysterne"
The purpose is to:
- Collect money into the The Danish Cancer Society campaign “Støt brysterne”
- Create increased awareness of breast cancer
- Strengthen the network between companies at Avedøre Holme