Finance company MFS Investment Management is the lead sponsor for CLIC Sargent's Wig Wednesday 2015 for a second year, and party fashion supplier Smiffys (part of RH Smith and Sons) will be sponsoring the campaign as Official Wig Partner.
Last year saw more than 100,000 people taking part in Wig Wednesday, raising an incredible £280,000 in support of children and young people with cancer.
Official sponsor for a second year
Mark Leary, Chief Human Resources Officer at MFS Investment Management, said: “We are proud to sponsor Wig Wednesday 2015 and are committed to helping support children and young people with cancer through our partnership with CLIC Sargent."
Looking to repeat the success of last year's Wig Wednesday, MFS employees based in the London office will also be getting their wigs on on 20 May 2015 to help raise funds in support of children and young people with cancer.
Wig Wednesday's Official Wig Partner
Fancy dress and accessories supplier Smiffys is perfectly placed to take the role of ‘Wig Partner’ for the campaign this year.
Smiffys wholeheartedly encourage the official Wig Wednesday wigs to be bought from CLIC Sargents shops and online store, but to enhance the experience on the day offer additional costumes, accessories and long lasting Fever wigs which can be purchased from smiffys.com
Smiffys staff will join in the fun by wearing wigs on the day too.Dominique Peckett, Marketing Director at Smiffys, said: "Smiffys aim is to bring ‘Serious Fun to the World’ - we are serious about supporting charitable campaigns and hope we can add to the fun of Wig Wednesday.
“Helping children and young people who are coping with cancer is one of the most worthy causes we could hope to support. We are pleased to be Official Wig Partner 2015.”
CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager Katie Turton said: ‘We’re so grateful to both MFS Investment Management and Smiffys for sponsoring Wig Wednesday 2015 and for getting involved in raising vital funds for children and young people with cancer.
"This will be the fourth year of Wig Wednesday and it’s continuing to be a hugely successful fundraising event for CLIC Sargent with companies and schools all over the UK taking part by getting their wig on!"