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GroupM staff raise $150,000 for UnLtd charities

Media agency holding group, GroupM has held its largest-ever ‘Power of One’ Day, with over 500 staff coming together to raise funds for UnLtd charities.

All the offices within GroupM raised over $150,000 for the selected charities with each employee spending time with their chosen charity partner to better understand its challenges.

The chosen charities consisted of: Be Centre, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Salvation Army Projected 614, The Pyjama Foundation, White Lion, Batyr, Oz Harvest and Youth off the Streets.

Employees were asked to participate in activities for the charities including volunteering, unskilled volunteering or fundraising events.

Mark Lollback, CEO at GroupM, said: “I am so proud of the wonderful people that work at GroupM and our agencies – to see firsthand the passion and commitment that the team have given to so many worthwhile charities is impressive. It is important to go beyond normal business and give back to the communities and consumers that we serve”.

Paul Fisher, UnLtd CEO, said: “GroupM’s Power of One Day brings together the hearts and skills of an entire organisation to create social impact. Full credit to Mark Lollback and his team nationwide for participating in this inspiring event that channels the boundless skills, talent and time with the compassion and drive of its staff to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of disadvantaged young people in Australia, all in just one day. On behalf of the UnLtd Team and our charity partners, we want to say unlimited thanks to everyone who participated.”

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