News Release

P&G employees raise 50,000SEK for Barncancerfonden


Thursday, December 20, 2012 7:48 pm GMT



This week, over 200 Stockholm based employees attending this year's P&G Christmas lottery voted to give almost 50 000SEK to Barncancerfonden (Cancer foundation for Children).

All Christmas gifts given to P&G employees from suppliers or external organisations are donated to a site-wide employee lottery which, along with P&G products, were raffled off this week. P&G employees contributed nearly 50,000SEK in the buying of raffle tickets giving them the chance to win prizes ranging from Braun shavers & Juicers to Champagne and Board games.

"We are very grateful and happy that the staff at Procter & Gamble decided to donate money to us at Children's Cancer, by their gift, we can help affected families and to support research into childhood cancer" says Per Leander. Operations Manager at Barncancerfonden.

Peter Wallentin, PR manager P&G Nordics commented, "It was a real delight to see all employees in the Stockholm office support the raffle and contribute towards Children with Cancer which is a really worthy cause".

About Barncancerfonden

When the Children's Cancer Foundation was founded in 1982, most of the children who were diagnosed with childhood cancer sadly died. After working for thirty years more people now survive, today more than three out of four. Our vision is to eradicate childhood cancer. With donations from individuals and corporations, Childhood Cancer finances about 90 percent of all childhood cancer research in Sweden. Childhood Cancer is approved by the Swedish Fundraising Control which guarantees that the money always goes to the right purpose. Barncancerfonden plusgiro number is 90 20 90-0. Thank you for your contribution.

Fyra miljarder gånger per dag använder människor världen över Procter & Gambles produkter i sin vardag. Företaget har ett stort utbud av konsumentprodukter, i Norden marknadsförs bl a Pampers, Always, Alldays, Yes, Ariel, Pantene Pro-V, Head & Shoulders, Wella, Vicks, Gillette, Oral-B, Duracell och Braun. Företaget har 127 000 anställda som arbetar i mer än 80 länder.