CRASH was honoured to be the chosen charity at the NAS Centenary Celebration Fundraiser which took place on Thursday the 24th October at County Hall, London.
The 1920s Art Deco themed night saw NAS Members and industry figures dress up in black tie and flapper dresses to enjoy a three-course meal and dance the night away to a fantastic band, The Troubadours.
Comedian Dominic Holland was the host, providing plenty of laughs throughout and brilliantly presenting a number of awards for those who participated in the #NAS100CharityChallenge. The challenge was set at the beginning of 2019 for NAS Members to raise £100k in funds or gifts in kind for charity to mark their 100-year anniversary. CRASH was honoured to be one of the benefitting charities of the challenge.
The NAS announced on the night that due to the fantastic efforts by their Members they have already exceeded their overall target with £104k raised. The evening also raised over £3,000 for CRASH.
James Filus, Director of the NAS said:
“Throughout the year, the NAS and its members raised a significant amount of money for charity in honour of our Centenary. We wanted to mark this occasion, and celebrate our members’ efforts, with a fundraising awards dinner – and we selected CRASH as our chosen charity to benefit from the event. I’m delighted that over £3,000 was raised on the night, which will go towards helping those in need”.
Francesca Roberts, Chief Executive of CRASH Charity said:
‘‘A huge thank you to the NAS and their Members for their generosity. Your support means CRASH can continue to create places that care for people who are homeless or in a hospice when they are at their most vulnerable.’’
The Principal Sponsor of the evening was Darwin Clayton and the Platinum Sponsor was James Latham.
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