Would you like to make lasting memories while doing something truly incredible for your colleagues in their hour of need?

The Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) is calling on everyone within the electrical and energy-related sectors to get together and take part in a wide range of fundraising events to make a real difference to their industry colleagues’ lives.

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EIC knows that regardless of age or circumstance, anyone can encounterfamily or relationship problems, ill health or disability, financial or legal worries, or emotional or mental health problems.When the issues arise, the pressure can become overwhelming, and the impact can be devastating for the individual and their family. This is when support from the industry can make a real difference.

Through its Employee Assistance Programme, which the Employee and Family Support, Pensioner Support, Apprentice Assistance and Practical Participation Programmes are part of, EIC is able to provide the practical support needed to help people within the electrical sector get back on their feet. 

You can show your support and help EIC to offer continuous assistance to hundreds of people within the electrical sector by taking part in a wide range of sporting challenges, such as running for the Charity in the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, taking part in EIC golf or fishing days, or by creating your own challenge, such as climbing Mount Snowdon, arranging different parties and balls, quiz nights and many more fun and entertaining events.

Why not sail into the sunset on the Adriatic Sea by taking on the Croatia Sailing Challenge for a Cause 2019? During this unforgettable experience, you will have a chance to race around the stunning turquoise-blue waters of the Croatian coast at an internationally recognised event – the 15th IT Regatta 2019 CIO Business World Cup. The Croatia Sailing Challenge is taking place between 16th –21st September 2019 and the fundraising target is £2,500.

Or embark on a journey into the history of the Lost City of the Inca – the magnificent Machu Picchu – and experience one of the most iconic sites in South America. During this remarkable challenge, you will experience the beautiful Inca Trail as you trek through the Peruvian Andes and Inca-paved paths and steps. Throughout your 10-day challenge, you will also be travelling through beautiful temples, valleys, lush cloud forest, and high passes scattered with fascinating Inca ruins. You will tackle the demanding Dead Woman’s Pass which stands at 4,200m until you reach the Sun Gate, which overlooks the spectacular Machu Picchu. This once-in-alifetime experience is taking place between 5th - 14th September 2020. Permits to the Inca Trail are restricted and must be secured by November 2019, so register your interest today. The fundraising target for this challenge is £5,000.

Alternatively, you can show your support by attending some of the biggest industry events, including powerBall 2019, the
Western Equinox Ball, one of the 2019 Christmas Lunches held in a wide range of locations, Valentine’s Ball 2020 and many more glitzy and glamourous events.

You can also show your support by taking part in powerLottery for as little as £1 per month by downloading the powerLottery app or by signing up to easyfundraising, which donates a percentage of sales to the EIC – at no cost to you – each time you make a purchase online from over 2,700 retailers. Simply by registering your details at easyfundraising.org.uk you will be fundraising for the EIC every time you shop.

There is no time like NOW to make a difference. So, what are you waiting for? Kick-start your fundraising challenge today and give your colleagues a new lease of life.

For further information or if you would like to sign up to one of the incredible challenges, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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