Tag: events

The TFFLA and the Hospital for sick children

The Transport & Friends For Life Association has been fundraising for Great Ormond Street Hospital charity for 4 years. Every year at our annual Xmas party for Transport staff “Merry Mask”, we ask our colleagues to donate gifts and host a grand raffle with all funds raised going to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Recently […]

DayBreak~ The Transport workers Ultimate Day party.

On Sunday 4th August we will see London transport workers and friends come together for the first-ever day party. As an organisation, we host many events throughout the year and look forward to the summer where we have much more relaxed and informal affairs. DAYBREAK gives us the chance to let our hair down, party, socialise, […]

Are you lonely?

Prime minister Teresa May launched the Government’s first loneliness strategy this month, tackling what is said to be the greatest public health challenge of our time.  Surveys revealed between one and five people a day are suffering with loneliness which can be as bad for your health as smoking or obesity.  Have you ever felt […]

Art for the love of charity

Two weeks to go until our next event and the generosity of my colleagues and the general public always humbles me. The TFFLA CHARITY ART AUCTION is a day where we exhibit artwork produced by Transport For London staff and then auction the art for charity. ALL the proceeds from the auction go to the […]

Do you have to be LGBT+ to join in?

Saturday 7th July saw thousands of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans people take to the London streets for the Pride in London parade. UK Black Pride also took place on Sunday and looked like so much fun! It was a glorious weekend celebrating identity and the freedom of being with whoever you want to be […]

Charity and the Elite! Should Great Ormond Street Hospital charity give the money back?

We pride ourselves in putting on some of the best fundraising events for Transport For London employees. Not only raising money but also raising awareness for worthy causes is one of the reasons the TFFLA started.  This is why the news about the Presidents Club and the behaviour at their men only fundraising event was […]

Double Win for our Art event!

Who would have thought that a brief conversation with a colleague, 5 years ago would have resulted in the Transport & Friends For Life Association raising over £3k for the Rainbow Trust Childrens charity! PLUS the raised profile of many of our artistic colleagues.    This year our annual art event raised £840.18 on the […]