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The Great QCS Virtual Balloon Race

Up, up, and away! Get ready to soar with us and raise cash for care workers in need by joining The Great QCS Virtual Balloon Race! Compete against others nationwide for a chance to win a trip in a hot air balloon.


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Time to get up, up, and away with The Great QCS Virtual Balloon Race!

We’re raising money for The Care Workers’ Charity, and we would love for you to join us.

So, get ready to take flight and make a difference from the comfort of your armchair.

Join us for The great QCS Virtual Balloon Race, a virtual event taking place from 22 April 2024 to 25 April 2024. And you might just win a trip for two in a hot air balloon.

About the Event

The QCS Great Virtual Balloon Race is a thrilling virtual adventure where participants compete by launching their own virtual balloons. Each entry not only adds excitement to the race but also provides financial support to a vital cause. All proceeds from the event will go to The Care Workers’ Charity, allowing them to continue providing financial support to care workers in need.

How It Works

Register for the race for just £2. Watch your virtual balloon soar across the digital skies. Track its progress on our live leaderboard. Compete against other participants for the top spot, and you could win a fantastic trip in a hot air balloon for two.

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QCS is proud to support The Care Workers’ Charity

Our CEO Nikki Walker adds: “We’re proud to support a charity that’s provided over £5.7 million in grants to assist more than 10,000 care workers in need. We hope that care providers, service users, and others will join us in this race for such a great cause.” 

About The Care Workers’ Charity

The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC) was founded in 2009 with the aim of supporting current and former care workers with one-off crisis grants. Since 2020, it has given out over £5.7 million in grants to over 10,000 care workers, with £500 being the average cost of a grant to a care worker.

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