The Christmas raffle organized by ept’s apprentices and employees raised 4,727 euros
. 2,000 euros of that were donated to the St. Nikolaus Children’s Hospice in Bad Grönenbach in the German district of Unterallgäu. Another 2,000 euros were received by the mountain rescue team of Steingaden and Peiting. Finally, the Steingaden Middle School received a donation in kind in the form of a scroll saw valued at 727 euros.
ept’s German plants hold an annual raffle. The raffle is very important to employees because they are able to use the proceeds to support social projects
throughout the region.
At the plant in Peiting, Germany, the raffle was organized by first- and second-year apprentices. In Buching, the raffle was held by the plant’s works council.
Over 1,850 tickets were made and sold at the plants in Peiting and Buching in mid-December. The prizes were provided by the company’s suppliers and business partners. ept employees were presented with a variety of exciting prizes, ranging from gift certificates for rafting trips and spas, spices and books, and many smaller prizes such as wine and gingerbread.The donation ceremony took place at the St. Nikolaus Children’s Hospice
on 17 January 2019
. Brigitte Waltl-Jensen from Kinderhospiz im Allgäu e.V
. accepted the symbolic check and provided us with information on the structure of the institution and the work done there. The children’s hospice has been caring for children with incurable, terminal illnesses
and their families since March of 2007.