Wishing you all a Merry Christmas
We are sincerely wishing all our customers, partners and suppliers a very Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.
Perhaps the fuss and build up is not your “thing”, maybe you prefer to hunker down and wait til it’s over? Even so, Christmas is always a good time of year to look back, take stock, and make some plans for the future. We’re certainly pleased at this year’s progress and growth at Ben Johnson Ltd, and have some grand plans for next year, but life is about more than “just” business.
Following on previous form, we have again decided not to send out Christmas cards this year. Instead we are donating to a charitable cause that has stopped many of us in our tracks. This year, we have chosen Abigail Cook’s Wishlist Appeal. Abigail is a very brave little girl facing a bleak future after she was diagnosed with Batten Disease* at the tender age of 7 years old. This appeal seeks to raise funds for Abigail and her family so that they can fulfill every item on Abigail’s “Bucket List” (can you imagine having to write a Bucket List with your 7 year old child? No, us neither). The top item on this list is a trip to Florida so that Abigail can swim with Dolphins. We think that’s a pretty cool idea!
In addition to our Christmas donation, we will be fundraising throughout 2013 for this same cause. If you would like to be involved, or would like to make a donation please contact us.
To read more about Abigail’s story please click here.
Again, we wish you all the best for the season, and a prosperous 2013
*Children with Batten Disease are born apparently healthy, develop epilepsy, and lose their sight, speech, mental and motor abilities before dying between the ages of 5-30. It is a very rare genetic disorder, and affects 1:30,000 births with approximately 200 affected children and young adults in the UK. If you would like to learn more, please visit the Batten Disease Family Association website.