Woking Golf Club raises record amount for Eikon, Surrey Children’s Charity

Woking Golf Club has raised its highest amount ever – an outstanding £35,000 – to support The Eikon Charity, a Surrey children’s charity helping children and young people feel safe, heard and supported. 


Outgoing club captain’s Drew Nicholson and Jane Moore attended an event on Wednesday April 10th to present the cheque to Eikon’s CEO, Chris Hickford, and Becky Hughes, Grants & Corporate Partnerships Manager.

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Group of people with presentation cheque at Woking golf club charity day
Woking Golf Club Charity Team
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Woking Golf Club members and Eikon team at Charity Day

The Captains thanked the members of the club for their support noting that the amount raised was more than three times what they had been anticipating.

Drew said:

“The members of Woking Golf Club have been incredible in their support of our chosen charity over the past year.  All seemed to feel a strong connection to the cause, and we’re so grateful for their support over the past year.”

Jane added:

“Our members wholeheartedly embraced the opportunity to make a difference, and we are thrilled to see the positive impact of our partnership.”


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The club raised the amount through a range of fundraising activities, including a charity golf day in June 2023 that raised a record amount for any charity golf day in the club’s history.  There were further events across the year including a quiz night, a Christmas silent auction, and a charity bridge event.

The year of support from the club was topped off by Ladies’ Captain Jane Moore running the London Landmarks Half Marathon for Eikon earlier in April with her son Daniel, together raising £3,000 towards the final total.

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Founder and CEO of The Eikon Charity, Chris Hickford MBE, says:


“We are immensely grateful for the unwavering support and generosity we have had from everyone at Woking Golf Club during their partnership over the past year.  They have raised an incredible amount of money to help fund our services.  In nearly 30 years of The Eikon Charity’s existence we have not seen the wellbeing of children and young people be so low.  More children than ever are really struggling.  By raising money for Eikon, the members of Woking Golf Club have ensured we will continue to provide caring and committed professionals in schools and communities across Surrey who support these children through their challenges and to improved health.  We hope we get to work together more in the future.”

Chris Hickford, CEO of The Eikon Charity
Woking Golf Club Charity Day art prize
Painting of Woking Golf Club House by Grace Cerveny
Woking Golf Club Charity Day auction
Auction prizes including a signed Harlequins rugby top
Woking Golf Club Charity Day raffle prizes
Fantastic selection of raffle prizes on the day

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