Midlands Builders and Timber Merchants, Carver (Wolverhampton) Ltd, main sponsors and underwriters of the Carver Wolverhampton City Marathon, recently presented almost £25,000 raised from this year’s event to four charities.
The event, held in September, was the tenth annual City event and raised a total of £24,800, which was divided between Wolverhampton Rheumatology Support Group, Wolverhampton & Midlands Counties Eye Infirmaries, League of Friends, St Anthony’s Cheshire Home and the Mayoral Charity Fund. Each charity received a cheque for £6,200.
Ivan Savage, Chair of the 2007 Organising Committee and Group Sales Director for Carver (Wolverhampton) Ltd was delighted with this year’s event. He said, “We are delighted that the event has this year raised profits of £24,800 to be shared between the four very worthwhile, local Charities.
“[We are] extremely pleased at the level of support the event has received from the Charities themselves, the key management team and of course the Sponsors, without whom the event could not take place. A big thank you to everyone involved”.