Tag: fundraising

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 […]

Gift-giving Transport staff

Every year the Transport & Friends For Life Association hold a gift drive for numerous charities at Christmas. This falls in with our ethos of giving whilst having fun. Transport staff are encouraged to purchase gifts for children between the ages of 0-18 years old to donate to the TFFLA. We then distribute to either […]

TFFLA Merry Mask Party 2019

Sat 30th November 2019 we hosted our annual charity dinner and masquerade party for Transport For London staff. A fun night was had by all at the plush 4* central London venue; the Ambassador Hotel. The night began with a complimentary glass of champagne for each guest accompanied by a steel band solo from Endurance […]

Connecting with retired London Transport staff

On Monday 1st April 2019 we hosted our 5th annual luncheon for retired London Transport staff at 55 Broadway, TfL pension headquarters. After a prompt arrival by our guests at 12 pm, our founder Sherelle delivered a welcome presentation to new and old members. Informing them of our achievements in 2018 and our planned events […]

Going going……and just like that the art was gone!

Last Wednesday on the international day of charity we hosted our annual charity art auction for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity.  We had sketches, paintings, photographs and pottery donated to us by colleagues from across the Transport For London network. Raising the highest bids were donations from MH-illustrates.com who sketched a beautiful life size nude […]

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 […]

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 […]

We danced, we celebrated & all for a good cause!

Saturday 2nd December 2017 saw Transport for London staff come together for a Xmas dinner and Masquerade party in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital. In the plush surroundings of the 4* Holiday Inn Regents park we started the evening with a prosecco reception and goodie bags. Guests arrived with their unwrapped gifts for the charity […]

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 […]