• 15 December 2020

Helping make the world better with a sweater

Waterman were proud to see our teams across the UK donning their merriest garments in order to take part in Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 11 December.

Every year, businesses, schools and individuals join the festive campaign in order to support children to learn, grow and become who they want to be. With every £2 donated, Save the Children are able to provide children around the world with life-saving medicine, food to warm their tummies and the emotional and physical care they need to take control of their futures.

Although we weren’t able to be together like we normally would in the offices at this time of the year, Georgia Lilley, a Design Engineer Apprentice for Waterman Structures, decided that she wanted to continue the tradition and encouraged staff to get involved from the comfort of their homes.

Whether reusing a pre-loved Christmas classic, upcycling something old, buying or inventing something new, our staff got together with their families and pets to get into the spirit of the season for a good cause.

Georgia said: “2020 has certainly been a challenging year and I believe that the lack of social interaction whilst working from home has taken its toll on everyone. My colleagues have always impressed with their festive sweaters for Christmas Jumper Day and there was no reason why we couldn’t all get involved this year. The money raised will help change the lives of children all over the world, including young people from families who have been forced into poverty by the pandemic. Now more than ever, we need reasons to come together and focus on what we are able to do to make a positive difference in the world of today.”

To learn more about Christmas Jumper Day and to make a donation, click here.

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