Local insurance broker, Rossborough has won an extra £1000 for its charitable partner for 2018, Guernsey Welfare Service, after being named ‘Community Team of the Year’ at an awards ceremony held by its parent company, Gallagher.
At the annual Gallagher Gives and Making a Difference Awards ceremony earlier this month, Rossborough took home the award in recognition of the company’s extensive community support activities as a dedicated community broker in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
Managing Director of Rossborough Guernsey, Ian Stewart, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be named Community Team of the Year within Gallagher. As a local broker with a long history on the island, we have a responsibility to care for the local community and our team frequently goes above and beyond what’s required of them to do just that.”
At the start of 2018 Rossborough chose the Guernsey Welfare Service as its charitable partner for the year. The company has since raised money for the charity and a team of Rossborough’s staff will also be volunteering with the Service and assisting with food donations throughout December for the busy Christmas period.
Sue Le Friec of Guernsey Welfare Service, said: “Guernsey Welfare has really appreciated the practical support of Rossborough throughout the year, and to end the year with this wonderful donation is fantastic for us. December is a really busy time for the Service and the donation will go a long way in supporting people who require extra help at what can be a very expensive time of year.”
Ian added: “It has been an honour partnering with the Guernsey Welfare Service this year. The charity does such fantastic and invaluable work assisting those in financial need across the island.”
Over the last four years, Rossborough has also supported – through headline sponsorship – the West Coast Challenge to raise much-needed funds for the Accelerated Reading Scheme used by St Sampson’s High and Le Murier schools. The Scheme is an acclaimed initiative that provides students with regular feedback, which helps to motivate them and progress their reading skills.
Likewise, the broker has shown undivided support to Guernsey’s road safety campaign, License to Kill, a hard-hitting joint emergency services presentation designed for young drivers.