Sick Kids given £17k tonic

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FUNDRAISING staff have raised £17,000 for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation.

Livingston-based Johnson & Johnson Medical has selected SKFF as its nominated charity of the year.

A total of 350 employees from the operational division of the business dedicated their time and hard work to organise and drive forward a creative fundraising campaign.

Initiatives included a teddy toddle, battle of the sexes cycle, bake sale and golf tournament, which all contributed to the final total.

Carolyn Jenkins, from Johnson & Johnson Medical, said: “We were absolutely delighted by the amount of money that was raised.”

Will Guest, corporate fundraiser for the SKFF, added: “Johnson & Johnson has worked tirelessly to raise essential funds for us.”