Christmas is an important time of the year to help others and across our business our staff have been helping and supporting local, regional and national charities through our #Ramsdens12days of charity at Christmas campaign that ran from the 1st December to the 12th.

Here are the things our staff have been supporting…

On day 1, our family and corporate team supported The Huddersfield Town Foundation annual ladies Christmas lunch.

On day 2 we highlighted our team in #Halifax who sponsored and decorated a tree at the Halifax Minster Christmas Tree Festival #Calderdale.

On day 3, our team in #Holmfirth collected food for the Holme Valley Food Bank #foodbankvolunteers.

On day 4 our family team volunteered with the Laura Crane youth Cancer Trust wrapping Christmas gifts for children with cancer throughout the UK.

On day 5 our team in #Slaithwaite accepted the 50p #challenge in support of the Welcome Centre food bank in Huddersfield.

On day 6 our team in #Dewsbury hosted their annual Christmas get together in aid of Fusion Housing food bank and shared lots of #mincepiemoments supporting the Jo cox #moreincommon Great Christmas Get Together.

On day 7 our team in #Leeds supported the Getaway Girls with a fashion show featuring clothes from Cabi Clothing #funfizzfashion.

On day 8 our Private Client team supported the Alzheimer's Society #Elfday - watch our elves in the office!

Also on day 8 our #MYnetworkWakey event in Wakefield guests came in their best #ChristmasJumper in aid of Wakefield Hospice.

On day 9 and our trainees launched their support for the Yorkshire Children's Centre Christmas Lunch for the Elderly and befriending service - you can donate here.

On day 10 our team in Halifax collected a whopping 52 shoe boxes for #HalifaxRotary #shoeboxappeal #Calderdale.

On day 11, our team in #Slaithwaite delivered meals on wheels with the 'The Calendar Girls’ and they will continue to do so over the festive period.

We also worked with the charity Basis Yorkshire offering free haircuts to their most vulnerable clients.

On day 12, our Huddersfield office collected food donations for the Welcome Centre, our family team in Halifax supported the Halifax Opportunities Trust Children's Christmas party with lots of presents for the children and our team in Mirfield who have been collecting for Northorpe Hall Child & Family Trust...every little helps!

Paul Joyce, Managing Partner at Ramsdens commented: “We have been completely overwhelmed by the generosity of our staff, clients and the public throughout our 12 days fundraising campaign and we are delighted to have generated so many donations for local charities so far.”