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Tickets.com employees continue to embrace the T.Cares programme and last month, staff from the UK office volunteered at Unity Park and the Mac Garden at Milton Keynes Hospital.
As part of the global T.Cares initiative, Tickets.com employees seek to support the communities where they work and live – from charity fundraising and community service, to creating unforgettable experiences for those in need.
The UK team put forward causes close to them for future T.Cares projects and Milton Keynes’ Winter Night Shelter at Unity Park Station was chosen as one of the latest initiatives. Previously Milton Keynes Bus Station, Unity Park is a welcome centre for local homeless people that provides hot drinks and snacks, before transporting them to supervised overnight accommodation.
Last month, Tickets.com visited Unity Park Station ahead of the opening of its new facility – which will offer daytime welfare, shower and washing facilities – to support the team with painting, cleaning and other hands-on tasks to get the space ready.
Donna Elliott, Project Co-ordinator at Unity Park, said: “We would like to say a huge thanks to the staff who came and helped us with the mammoth task of completing the paint work and getting the place ready for the venue users.
“We were blown away with the team’s willingness to get stuck in and I’d like to thank Tickets.com again on behalf of the many building users who will be carrying out important work with the homeless, vulnerable and those with mental health challenges.”
The Tickets.com team also recently took time out to volunteer at Milton Keynes Hospital’s Mac Garden, a site run by the Milton Keynes Cancer Patient Partnership (MKCPP).
MKCPP is a charitable organisation that works together with cancer patients, health professionals and other cancer-related groups and charities to provide patients and carers with the best possible experience throughout the cancer journey.
The Mac Garden is just one of a number of spaces maintained by the charity and the team from Tickets.com worked with MKCPP’s Jaff Newton to provide some much-needed TLC to the garden.
“I’d like to say a really big thank you to everyone for all their hard work in the garden,” said Jaff.
“It will certainly last for months to come and will be ideal for the hosting events where staff, patients and visitors can enjoy being in the garden. I can’t wait to see it all in full bloom!”
For more information about T.Cares and to find out how your charity or project could get involved, visit https://provenue.tickets.com/uk/t-cares/.