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WearRed is back!

"Do it! Not only does it raise money for a great cause but it is a really good way to get your team engaging with each other and having some fun to break the working day up!" Harriet Belk, Process Engineer at Laing O'Rourke and RedR UK Champion.

Last year, more than 30 companies in 100 offices raised £30,000 to help us train more life-savers! On Thursday 5 March 2020 thousands of people across the country and worldwide will WearRed for RedR UK and we would love you to join them! Be part of it!

Harriet, why did you get involved last year?

As a business we have RedR champions in the business, I wanted to apply to be one of these champions as it inspired me with what work the charity do and I wanted to help people in any way I could. This event was a great way of not only raising money for a great cause but was also a great way for coworkers to engage with each other and speak to people they hadn’t spoken to before, improving the teams dynamic. It was also a great event for raising the awareness of what REDR does as a charity and how as a business we can support the charity.

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Will you be getting involved in 2020 and why? 

Yes! I really enjoyed it last year and I had really positive feedback from the business. Hopefully this year will be bigger and better than last year.

Harriet Belk at the WearRed 2019 bake sale

How did you find the whole organisation process?

Easy, having the packs delivered was great and the card machine was brilliant!

How did you implement the campaign?

We did a REDR week rather than a day which worked really well, doing a little event each day rather than having a full day.  With being a large business it was hard to reach out to everyone. One thing we found was by having a representative at each site really helped to boost the involvement (Recruiting mini champions for each site to promote the week and to hold their own events one day). It would be good to organise more talks with a REDR representative. We did one last year and was very successful.

Get involved like Harriet! Liven up your office with a splash of red(R), be it a pair of socks or a red lipstick, or be fearless and go head to toe. Or why not enjoy a cup of redbush tea with a slice of red velvet cake. Or get competitive with our red-themed office quiz!

Bake sale
Bake sale