Listers Key to Fundraising
There are some people who are just born to do charity work. It’s part of their DNA and they do it without searching for the plaudits and the accolades. Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent have their very own fund raising guru in trade counter assistant, Dave Key.
During last year’s Children in Need campaign, Dave decided to throw himself into the spirit of things by dressing up as Where’s Wally. The hair by the way is all his own!
Armed with just a trusty bucket and an outfit that rather bizarrely he owned anyway, Dave managed to raise nearly £150 in one day. Everyone at Listers recognised the efforts he’d gone to and wanted to do something a little bit special for him.
Dave Key is a long time supporter of Stoke City Football club and Listers have been official sponsors for the last couple of seasons. A few phone calls were made and a signed shirt arrived a few days later.
“Dave is always looking at ways to raise money for charity inside and outside of the company and we believe that he also took part in the Santa Dash at the Britannia last month,” said Wayne Tracey Counter Manager. “He throws himself into doing whatever he can to help others and that’s a quality rarely found in young people today.”
Listers presented Dave with his signed shirt and also a framed certificate from Children in Need and Dave was delighted.
“I do what I can when I can but I never expected such a fuss to be made of me,” commented Dave. “I’m just glad that walking round like a Wally, literally, was all worthwhile.”
It’s refreshing to be writing about the good that young people can do and Listers are obviously very proud of Dave Key and his exceptional fund raising activities.
And so they should be.