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Our previous events

As a Society we are dedicated to giving back to our local community. We pride ourselves in taking an active role in making a difference to causes dear to our staff, members and the wider community.

Below we have detailed our previous events from December 2016 to present.

April 2019

Colchester branch have been collecting bras for Against Breast Cancer and have collected 634 bras in total!

April 2019

Christine's daughter ran the London Marathon for Cambridge Breastfeeding Alliance and we raised £80.00 on a dress down.

April 2019

Bishops Stortford branch had an Easter tombola for Safer Places and raised £60.00.

March 2019

£838.10 for Cancer Research by Helen who completed the London Landmark half-marathon.

March 2019

£488 for Comic Relief with our #savemissmoneyspots.

March 2019

£60.00 raised for the Saffron Community Fund from dress-down.

February 2019

Branch selfie 170th birthday polo tops!

February 2019

£73.50 for British Heart Foundation raised by our dress down.

February 2019

£70 for Cancer Research raised for Michael Edward's wife Helen who is taking part in the London Landmark half-marathon in March.

February 2019

£58.50 for Bishop's Stortford Food Bank raised by our Bishop's Stortford branch who took part in a 24 hour fast. We also donated a box full of food donations.

January 2019

£333.35 raised for the Saffron Walden Community First Responders at our Saffron Walden branch.

December 2018

£131 raised for the Saffron Community Fund at our Bishop's Stortford branch Christmas tombola.

December 2018

£77 raised for the Saffron Community Fund from dress-down.

December 2018

£104 raised for the Southgate Sports & Leisure Trust for Claire Brett's husband Tim who is running the London Marathon.

November 2018

£405 raised for Pancreatic Cancer UK through a raffle run by our Ware branch.

November 2018

£64 raised for The Princess Alexandra Hospital with a dress down supporting a member of staff's family friend who walked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

November 2018

9 bags and boxes full of coats collected for Wrap Up London.

November 2018

£212 raised for Children in Need Part 2.

October 2018

£85 raised for Children in Need Part 1.

October 2018

1650 toiletry items to Addenbrookes Neuro Critical Care Ward from the collection run by our Haverhill branch

October 2018

£180 raised for Addenbrookes Neuro Critical Care Ward in memory of Shannon.

October 2018

We attended the Uttlesford Careers Fair at SWCHS which saw a record number of students and parents. Claire delivered a presentation on the evening called "The future of recruitment - how to stand out in a competitive market".

August 2018

£1,346 raised for Mind including £250 matched funding as Bethany Warren walked Ben Nevis!

August 2018

£1,190 raised for St Helena Hospice including £500 matched funding as Halstead Branch cycled the equivalent of 201 miles - the distance covered between all Saffron Building Society branches!

August 2018

£530 raised for the Diabetes UK as Royston Branch take part in the one million step challenge!

August 2018

£50 raised for the Bloodwise.

July 2018

£346 raised for Mind by Bethany Warren.

July 2018

£110.59 raised for Marie Curie at Dunmow Branch with their Blooming Great Tea Party and Guess the Buscuits in the Jar competition.

July 2018

£57 raised for the Saffron Community Fund at Ware Carnival.

July 2018

£64.68 raised for the Saffron Community Fund from dress-down.

June 2018

£412 raised for Mind. Katie Usher raised £162, dress-down and £250 match funding.

June 2018

£81 raised for the Saffron Community Fund. from dress-down.

June 2018

£81 raised for Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust.

June 2018

£15.03 raised for Crisis at Bishop's Stortford branch.

June 2018

Summer Event!.

May 2018

Crucial Crew saw 700 Year 6 students in Hertfordshire.

May 2018

£97.19 raised at Frinton Branch cake sale.

May 2018

A defibrillator is now on the Ware Branch and Saffron are providing the constant electricity supply that keeps this charged for emergency use.

April 2018

£284 raised for Peterborough Soup Kitchen. Aa local charity for homeless and disadvantaged people from in and around the city.

April 2018

£255 raised for Run Ronnie Run. Ronnie is a 3 year old from Saffron Walden who has spastic diplegia cerebral palsy and Just4Children want to help Ronnie fulfil his dream to walk independently without tripping or falling over.

April 2018

£52.50 raised for Saffron Community Fund with a Grand National staff sweepstake.

April 2018

Dig It. Volunteering morning at Bridge End Gardens.

April 2018

Blois Meadow Nursery. Tina Ellis from Haverhill Branch volunteered to paint the sand pit area and tidy up the guinea pig home.

April 2018

6-a-side football at Cambridge United.

March 2018

£516 for Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre raised by Frinton branch staff with their tombola.

March 2018

£415 for Sport Relief raised by dress down, raffle and ping-pong balls in cups game!

March 2018

£102.23 for St Clare Hospice raised by Great Dunmow Branch with their raffle.

March 2018

£84 for Essex Community Fund raised by our Hunt the Bunny competition.

March 2018

160 Bra's donated to Against Breast Cancer who are funding research into finding a vaccine.

February 2018

£93 for Dig It Community Allotment raised by dress down. Dig It runs from an allotment site in Saffon Walden where local volunteers get together to grow and share organic fruit and veg

February 2018

£70 for British Heart Foundation raised by dress down.

January 2018

Three Nintendo Switch consoles, cases and four games for Children's Services at Addenbrooke's raised by Leanne at Haverhill Branch.Following amazing support by all the staff, the Society also made a donation

January 2018

£250 for EACH raised by dress down and 'guess the cheerios' competition

January 2018

£73 for Saffron Community Fund raised by dress down day

December 2017

£410 for Haverhill First Responders raised by Haverhill Branch Christmas raffle

December 2017

£400 for St Helena's Hospice raised by Frinton Branch tombola

December 2017

£225 for Saffron Community Fund raised by the Saffron House raffle

December 2017

£200 for Nelson's Journey raised by our "Guess the Lego in the jar"

December 2017

£140 raised to help towards the Halstead Day Centre Christmas Party

December 2017

£110 for Kisses4kids raised by Bishop's Stortford raffle

December 2017

£100 for St Clare Hospice raised by Sawbridgeworth winning the window dressing competition, matched by Saffron

December 2017

Lots of goodies for the Uttlesford Food bank delivered by Christine and Ellie

November 2017

£155 for Children in Need The whole Society got involved and a great amount was raised from dress downs and customer donations

November 2017

£68 for 2nd Great Pardon Scout Group Becki Moran is walking the equivalent of Harlow to Holland, 330 miles!

November 2017

£43 for Saffron Community Fund raised by our Stortford Branch Cycle, cycling the equivalent of Bishops's Stortford to Brighton

November 2017

24 shoeboxes delivered for the Link to Hope appeal.

October 2017

£500 raised through our Saffron Quiz Night where Finance managed to reclaim the trophy!

October 2017

£130 raised for Halstead Day Centre Dress down Halloween style

October 2017

Saffron Community Choir performed at Saffron Hall as part of the Saffron Song Fest

October 2017

Claire Jose presented at the Apprenticeship Event for all Uttlesford Schools held at SWCHS. Claire delivered an inspirational talk on why being an apprentice at Saffron is such an excellent opportunity and employee success stories.

September 2017

£750 raised for the Saffron Community fund with our Bouncy Olympics! What a fantastic and hilarious evening.

September 2017

£214.50 raised for GR8 Charity Working together in west Essex. The 'Hat'field challange raised over £5000 in total!

September 2017

£93 raised for Marie Curie which will pay for over four hours of dedicated nursing care for someone living with a terminal illness.

September 2017

£64 raised for Jeans for Genes Day which helps deliver inspiring projects and support services for children affected by a genetic disorder in the UK.

August 2017

£320.50 raised through dress down and £250.00 matched funding. Martyn took part in the London - Surrey 100. Raising a total so far of £706.75 for Cancer Research UK

August 2017

Halstead branch raised £190.50 for St Helena's Hospice through dress down, a cake sale, and a raffle to support the new shop that has opened in Halstead

August 2017

Frinton branch hosted Greyhound Homer Suffolk at their branch. Hattie and Bernie met lots of people and many donations were given on the day!

August 2017

Over £50 for Saffron Community Fund through dress down!

July 2017

Michael, Leanne, Sally, Morgan, Tina and Florrie raised over £365 for Haverhill First Responders and Saffron Community Fund. They took on a 5K inflatable obstacle course, they all made it safely to the end!!!

July 2017

£65 raised from dress down for Accuro

July 2017

Carnival 8 July 2017 What an amazing day!! Thank you all who helped!!

July 2017

Claire & Tash delivered an Economic Wellbeing workshop to year 10’s at SWCHS Careers Fair

June 2017

£89.00 raised for Prostate Cancer UK. Andrea’s dad took part in the March for Men in London raising £264 so far!!

June 2017

SBS Community Choir performed at the “Great Get Together Sing Along” at Saffron Walden Common.

June 2017

Dress down days raised £147 for Saffron Community Fund.

May 2017

£1131 raised for St Helena’s Hospice. Lisa, Renee, Holly, Ellie & Tash took part in The Disco Diva Midnight walk. Grand total includes matched funding of £500.

May 2017

Saffron Community Choir raise £600 for All Saints Church and Saffron Community Fund

April 2017

£225! matched funding. £81 dress down raised for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Chloe took part in the swimathon.

April 2017

£110! raised for Saint Francis Hospice with Brentwood's "Find the Bunny" competition.

April 2017

£94 raised with a dress down day. Proceeds go to the Freddie Tully Fund for The Brain Tumour Charity.

March 2017

Red Nose Day fun quiz, raffle and bake sale raising £475!.

March 2017

£88 raised by dress down day for Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital Oncology Department

February 2017

Cake sale, raffle and dress down raised £274 for Sense.

February 2017

£172.87 from dress down and Hilary's cake run!

February 2017

Saffron Community Choir attendance rises to more than 35!

February 2017

Claire, Joe and David delivered a hugely successful CV and Interview Skills presentation at Colchester Night Shelter.

December 2016

£74 for Save the Children and we got to wear our Christmas gear!

December 2016

Haverhill branch raise £610 for Haverhill Community First Responders!

December 2016

Over £145 for the Essex Community Foundation from dress down!

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