An enthusiastic team of EMEA Recruitment fundraisers will soon be participating in a Colour Run, inspired by the Hindu festival of Holi, in honour of our podcast partner, Operation Smile.
On Saturday 10th July 2021, Team EMEA will run, slide and crawl along a 5k (3.1-mile) obstacle course, to raise money for Operation Smile.
Operation Smile is an international medical charity that delivers free surgery to children and adults with cleft lip and palate.
For almost a year, Operation Smile has been the official partner of the EMEA Recruitment podcast. Through our partnership, we’re hoping to create 100 new smiles; it can take as little as 45 minutes and cost just €175, or 190CHF, to provide life-changing surgery on an Operation Smile medical mission.
We are delighted to have already raised money for this cause and are grateful to all those who have donated, but we want to continue on our journey of changing hundreds of children’s lives.
That’s why a brave team of EMEA Recruitment Consultants, Finance and support staff have committed to running a 5k obstacle course, complete with foam, music, a strobe tunnel and other, fun surprises.
One of the runners is our Founder, Paul Toms. The mission of Operation Smile is close to Paul’s heart, as he, too, was born with a cleft lip and palate.
“Although I can’t compare the challenges I faced with those of the young children Operation Smile help, I can say that I would not be the confident, happy person I am today without the dentists, surgeons, and support and care pre/post-operation,” explains Paul.
“I’m looking forward to getting together with some of my colleagues here at EMEA to enjoy the sunshine and hopefully raise lots of money for this special charity.”
If you’d like to support our Colour Runners, please donate through the donation box on our website – anything you can give will make a difference: emearecruitment.eu/operation-smile