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Pure Retirement Host The Big ER Quiz Fundraising Event

7th May 2020

Leeds-based lifetime mortgage lender Pure Retirement, in partnership with the Advise Wise sourcing platform for financial advisers, are pleased to announce their fundraising initiative for the British Red Cross’ COVID-19 efforts. Through the hosting of their inaugural Big Equity Release Quiz, over £800 has been raised so far with the fund still open for donations.

Held on the morning of Wednesday May 6th, the quiz saw both a number of Pure’s own staff and a mixture of participants from across the industry come together to test their knowledge of the market in a show of friendly competition in aid of a good cause. Over 100 people registered to take part, with Pure Retirement donating £5 for each person who registered plus additional participants on the day. Both contestants and the wider sector as a whole were also encouraged to donate to a dedicated Just Giving page.

Speaking of the results of the initiative the company’s Head of Intermediary Sales, Chris Flowers, says: "It’s been great to be able to bring both our own workforce and the wider industry together in aid of a charitable cause. We’re all too aware that we’re living in uncertain times at the moment, and given our knowledge and understanding of those in later life we appreciate that it’s a time of great vulnerability for many. With resources so stretched, it’s pleasing to be able to offer some financial support to those doing such great work among our communities."

For anyone wanting to contribute, the JustGiving page can be found here.

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